West Jones High School art student named Best in Show - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

West Jones High School art student named Best in Show

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A West Jones High School art student was named Best inShow in the 4th Annual Congressional District Art Show and his work will be ondisplay in Washington, D.C.

The winning mixed media piece by Jared Yelverton,entitled "Cold and Homeless" will hang in the U.S. Capitol tunnel fora year with other best in show winners from around the country.

"I am very deeply touched and I hope that they were rightabout it, because there is a lot of great artist here at West Jones and at theother competing schools, and I am really deeply honored by the award," saidJared Yelverton.

West Jones student Kayla Yates received Best in Showrunner-up and will have her work on display at Congressman Palazzo's districtoffice. Other top honors included:

 

  • Tanner Jeffers- 1st place
  • Aimee Phillips- 1st place
  • Nakiyah Jordan-2nd place
  • Nathan Crane-2nd place
  • Lauren Stevens- 2nd place
  • Laurel Jones-3rd place

 

There were also 47 art students from West Jones HighSchool that received additional Congressional certificates. Art teacher LoriHarrison was also honored with a certificate and a flag that was flown over theU.S. Capitol at the request of Congressman Palazzo for her dedicated service toWest Jones.

Copyright 2014 WDAM. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Hairstylist: Client named Paddock said venue easy to attack

    Hairstylist: Client named Paddock said venue easy to attack

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:08:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, following a mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. Police in Las Ve...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, following a mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. Police in Las Ve...

    Police in Las Vegas released documents Wednesday that they said contain dispatch logs and additional officer reports about the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

    Police in Las Vegas released documents Wednesday that they said contain dispatch logs and additional officer reports about the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

  • Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:36:02 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)

    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.

    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.

  • Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

    Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:34:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.

    The June 12 summit, planned for Singapore, offers a historic chance for peace on the peninsula - but also the risk of an epic diplomatic failure that would allow the North to revive and advance its nuclear weapons program.

    The June 12 summit, planned for Singapore, offers a historic chance for peace on the peninsula - but also the risk of an epic diplomatic failure that would allow the North to revive and advance its nuclear weapons program.

Powered by Frankly