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Bloomington North Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

BHSN Junior, Anna McCoy, was selected as a winner in the highly competitive Congressional Art Competition for her acrylic painting entitled “Precious." Her work will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for one year.

 

 Precious-Anna McCoy
 
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.

Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.

You can learn more about the contest here:

http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/




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