Winners for Student Showcase contests announced
The winners for the fifth annual District 206 Student Showcase Celebration were announced at the event held at Discovery Middle School (DMS) on Thursday, March 20.
The event, sponsored by the Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) and the Jefferson High School (JHS) A Club, showcases the talent and creative projects of District 206 students.
There were first ($50), second ($25) and third ($15) place prizes in four categories.
In the grades 5-8 and 9-12 creative writing category, students could write an original piece under an open theme and open genre. Judging was based on the criteria of originality and creativity, clarity and writing conventions.
In the optical illusion art (op art) category in grades 5-8, students were required to create an original look of 3D on a 2D surface.
The visual art category in grades 9-12 was open to any medium of art. The emphasis was on the creative process and the employment of design elements.
Judging was done by community volunteers with art and/or writing experience.
CREATIVE WRITING WINNERS
1st: Lauren Albrecht, 5th grade, Voyager
2nd: Summer Gerhardt, 6th grade, Carlos
3rd: Katie Erlandson, 6th grade, Carlos
1st: Kathryn Freese, 8th grade, DMS
2nd: FranSis Olmscheid, 8th grade, DMS
3rd: Emersyn Harris, 7th grade, DMS
1st: Jude Pelowski, 10th grade, JHS
2nd: Sarah Buse, 10th grade, JHS
3rd: Isabelle Hartokolis, 10th grade, JHS
OPTICAL ILLUSION ART WINNERS
1st: Owen Olson, 5th grade, Voyager
2nd: Nick Nelson, 5th grade, Voyager
3rd: Peyton Green, 6th grade, Voyager
1st: Stormy Hegg, 7th grade, DMS
2nd: Adam Hoeper, 7th grade, DMS
3rd: Megan Van Gaal, 7th grade, DMS
1st: Ashley Schaffer, 10th grade, JHS
2nd: Tiara Windhorst, 9th grade, DMS
3rd: Jade Bollman, 9th grade, DMS