Knox County Art Show continues to be big success

The awards program for the annual Knox County Art Show coordinated by the GFWC KY Barbourville Junior Woman’s Study Club was held on  Monday evening, May 4, at the First United Methodist Church.

Over 140 entries were received by the Study Club to be judged as part of this year’s contest.

A reception provided by the GFWC KY Barbourville Woman’s Study Club followed the presentation of awards.  Best of show winners will be displayed in the Commercial Bank’s main lobby.

“This project has allowed us to highlight the creative talents of our students in our community,” said Rita Wood, member of the Study Club.
Winners by grade level were:

HM     Gabby Pilarski – Girdler
3rd      Jesslyn Smith – Lynn Camp
2nd     Keira Wooley – Lynn Camp
1st       Brooklyn Sizemore – Girdler

HM    Braeden Rosan – Lynn Camp and Lillian Frazier – GR
3rd     Brooke Croley – GR
2nd    Ryan Vaughn – Girdler
1st      Evan Sizemore – Girdler

First Grade:
HM    Haley Grubb – Central
3rd     Jerimidiah Lundy – Barbourville
2nd    Katie Mills – Lynn Camp
1st      Reese Croley – GR

Second Grade:
HM    Stephen Patterson – Flat Lick, Josh Lee – Lynn Camp, Abigaile Merritt – Central
3rd     Hallie Goley – GR
2nd    Kaden Elam – Flat Lick
1st      Chloe Lefever – Barbourville

Third Grade:
HM    Vance Patterson – Flat Lick, Jewel Merida –Flat Lick
3rd     Anna Jo Carey – GR
2nd    Regan Messer – Barbourville
1st      McKenzie Simpson – Flat Lick

Fourth Grade:
HM    Jonathan Isom – Girdler, Logan Napier – Central, Braiden Medlin – Lynn Camp
3rd     Uriah Rose – GR Hampton
2nd    Alyssa Jones – Lynn Camp
1st      Madalyn Russell – Central

Fifth Grade:
HM    Miranda Whittymoore – B’ville, Alessandra Merritt – Central, Keelie Belcher – Flat Lick
3rd     Brady Hamilton – GR
2nd    Mara Wilson – GR
1st      Cassie Miles – GR

Sixth Grade:
HM     Megan Cox – Flat Lick, Makayla Hinkle – Central, Mary Jo Smith – Flat Lick, Josie McHargue – B’ville
3rd      Abbie Abner – GR
2nd     Bethany Davis – GR
1st       Lily Kate Hubbs – Barbourville Middle School

Seventh Grade:
HM     Sara Price – KCMS, Marshall York – KCMS
3rd      Matt Merida – KCMS
2nd     Reagan Trent – KCMS
1st       Sarah Pedersen – Barbourville

Eighth Grade:
HM     Jasmine Dean – KCMS, Hannah Fisher – KCMS
3rd      Amber Brown – KCMS
2nd     Abram Mills – KCMS
1st      Jasmine Dean – KCMS

High School:  Drawing
1st     Marissa Whittymore – Barbourville High School

High School: Painting
HM     Chloe Helton – Knox Day Treatment
3rd      Cheyanne Boles – Knox Day Treatment
2nd     Lauren Pedersen – B’ville
1st       Marissa Whittymore – Barbourville High School

High School:  Mixed Media
1st       Kristen Pedersen – Barbourville High School

Lily Kate Hubbs (Barbourville) – PS THRU SIXTH
Marissa Whittymore (Barbourville) – SEVENTH TO HIGH SCHOOL

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