Okaloosa County K-12 Art Show Winners Announced

Despite the rainy weather and the cancellation of the 2014 Okaloosa County K-12 Art Show, winners were recognized in the following categories:

High School 2D Best of Show

2D: The Joy of Disney by Chandler Fletcher, Niceville High School
Kim Nihill-Taylor, Art Teacher

High School 3D Best of Show

3D: Titan the Rex by Alexa Ruiz, Fort Walton Beach High School
Kim Moran, Art Teacher

Middle School 2D Best of Show

2D: My Dream Room by Diandra Soto, Liza Jackson Preparatory School
Abby Brown, Art Teacher

Middle School 3D Best of Show

3D: Time Flys by Kierstynn Bailey, Lewis School
Bobbi Luna, Art Teacher

2D Superlative Award

2D: Gerber Daisy by Eden Wiegand, Choctaw High School
Sally Reagan, Art Teacher

3D Superlative Award

3D: Sunshine by Nekia Gooden, Crestview High School
Alex Pottinger, Art Teacher

Special thanks go to the following: the Okaloosa County Art Teachers for all they give to their students, in the classroom and in preparation for this special event; the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation; Bull Rigdon and the staff at the C.H. “Bull” Rigdon Fairgrounds; Steve Bolton and the OCSD Maintenance Department; and the following volunteers: Debbie Griesheimer, Marcia Cupp, and Alice Gay.

We also wish to thank the following businesses who have provided monetary awards for our “Best of Show” and “Superlative” winners:

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC - Bluewater Bay
J. Ely Business Services
Great American Companies
Allison M. Tringas, Attorney at Law
Dr. Timothy Walker
Trawick Court Reporting
Anonymous Building Contractor

Congratulations to all of the District’s talented artists!

To see a gallery of photos of the winners and photos from the Fairgrounds, please click here.