The Park Hill School District’s 53rd annual Art Festival featured more than 2,500 original works of art from Park Hill students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Exhibits included paintings, drawings, photography and ceramics. Four seniors received top honors for their portfolios: Madison Bischler, Park Hill South High School, first place; Courtney Jackson, Park Hill South, second place; Erica Mast, Park Hill High School, third place; and Katelyn Gilland, PHHS, third place.
Several students had their artwork selected by Acting Superintendent Dr. Jeanette Cowherd to be displayed at the district office. The students whose artwork won the Superintendent’s Award are Sarah Listrom, first grade, Graden; Alexa Renner, second grade, Hawthorn; Morgan Howell, fourth grade, Chinn; Jocelyn Heckman, first grade, Union Chapel; Anna Armato, fifth grade, Renner; Lily Holtam, first grade; Line Creek; Kyler Cartmill, first grade, Line Creek; Nathan Smith, first grade, Line Creek; Cole Marshall, first grade, Line Creek; Jacob Murray, first grade, Line Creek; Ivy Union, first grade, Line Creek; Jasmyn Wells, fifth grade, Tiffany Ridge; Brochner Gaudet, third grade, Southeast; Allison Houchen, fifth grade, Southeast; Andrew Nichols, fourth grade, Prairie Point; Chloe Grower, fourth grade, English Landing; Christopher Wissmann, sixth grade, Plaza; Rachel Carroll, sixth grade, Plaza; Maya Yildirim, eighth grade, Lakeview; Sadie Franklin, eighth grade, Lakeview; Cory Shepard, eighth grade, Congress; Halie Nichols, eighth grade, Congress; Cienna Newett, freshman, Park Hill South; Grant Pace, junior, Park Hill South; Maryn Burns, junior, Park Hill South; Dani Proffitt, junior, Park Hill South; Taylor Boydston, junior, PHHS; Erica Mast, senior, PHHS; Katie Duran, freshman; and Madison King, sophomore, PHHS.