Winners announced in 2019 Knox County Art Show, awards set for Monday

Clipart photo showing splattered paint on a canvas

The judging is over and the winners of the Knox County Art Show are set to have their artwork on display and receive awards on Monday night, March 18.

“We have some fabulous entries, as you will see by the number of awards given,” said Art Contest Committee Chair, Rita Wood. “We had over 150 entries which were judged.”

The awards ceremony and the reception will be held at the First United Methodist Church on Monday, March 18, at 6:00 pm. Best of show, first, second, third place and honorable mention winners will be recognized. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall following the recognition of the winners.

HM: Raylee Smith, G.R. Hampton
3rd: Maggie Collett, G.R. Hampton
2nd: Adalyn Bargo, G.R. Hampton
1st: Karsyn Elam, Flat Lick

HM Tie:  Aubrey Deaton, Girdler and Elayna Skinner, Jesse D. Lay
3rd: Caleah Senters, Jesse D. Lay
2nd: Molly Ghantous, Barbourville
1st: Cheyanne Brown, G.R. Hampton

First Grade
HM Tie:  Sarah Wilder, Central and Lily Mae Mills, Jesse D. Lay
3rd: Kourtyn Honchell, Central
2nd: Colton Wagers, Dewitt
1st: Sophi Thomas, Barbourville

Second Grade
HM Tie: Sadie Melton, Lynn Camp and Damon Newman, Lynn Camp
3rd: Evan Broughton, Girdler
2nd: Jaycee Smith, Jesse D. Lay
1st: Masyn Elam, Flat Lick

Third Grade
HM: Kayden Baker, Lynn Camp
3rd: Trevor Smith, Barbourville
2nd: Kadence Newkirk, Central
1st: Branton Brown, Jesse D. Lay

Fourth Grade
HM: Maggie Gibson, Girdler and Ada Valentine
3rd: Kylee Hibbard, Girdler
2nd: Grace Miller, Dewitt
1st: Blakley Castle, Barbourville

Fifth Grade
HM Tied: Landon Mills, Jesse D. Lay and Aaron Early, Dewitt
3rd: Trace Jordan, Dewitt
2nd: Braylee Callebs, Barbourville
1st: Raegan Lawson, Barbourville

Sixth Grade
HM Tied: Kevion Sheppard, G.R. Hampton and Jared King, Barbourville
3rd: Amberlin Sizemore, Barbourville
2nd: Annie Cay Rose, Barbourville
1st: Amanda Mitchell, Barbourville

Seventh Grade
2nd: Savanah Dickerson, Barbourville
1st: Jonathan Mills, Barbourville

Eighth Grade
HM: Reagan Chadwell, Knox Middle
3rd: Alexandria Olmstead, Knox Middle
2nd: Sierra Mills, Knox Middle
1st: Jadyn Belile, Knox Middle

High School Drawing
HM: Alexis Perry, Lynn Camp
3rd: Xavier Adams, Knox Appalachian
2nd: Victoria Pilon, Barbourville
1st: Marlee Kate Miller, Barbourville

High School Painting
Tied HM: Amber Brown and Tristen Johnson, Knox Central
3rd: Freedom McMurray, Knox Central
2nd: Thea Bailey, Barbourville
1st: Emily Gray, Barbourville

High School Mixed Media
HM: Jazmine Blevins, Knox Central
2nd: Chante Brown, Barbourville
1st: Amber Brown, Knox Central

Best of Show, Preschool through Sixth Grade
Reagan Lawson, Barbourville

Best of Show, Middle and High School
Marlee Kate Miller, Barbourville

Best of show winners will be displayed in the Commercial Bank’s main lobby the week following the awards.

The Knox County Art Show Sponsors are the GFWC KY Barbourville Junior Woman’s Study Club, GFWC KY Barbourville Woman’s Study Club, First United Methodist Church, and Commercial Bank.