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5th District’s High School Art Competition
June 2, 2014
DuBOIS – The first and third place winners of the 5th districts High School Art Competition were from DuBois.
U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, announced that Kenneth Schultz III, a junior at DuBois Area High School, Clearfield County, PA, is the winner of the 5th District’s 2014 High School Art Competition. As the First Place recipient, Kenneth’s artwork, a charcoal piece titled “Objects in the Mirror,” will hang in the U.S. Capitol Complex in Washington, D.C., as part of a year-long exhibit.

“I want to thank all of the 2014 participants for their hard work, along with the families and teachers for supporting these young artists in this competition,” stated Thompson.

“This year, Kenneth Schultz of DuBois Area High School really shined,” Thompson said. “I want to thank him for embracing this opportunity to showcase his artistic talents and congratulate him for this accomplishment.”

Kenneth will also have the opportunity to attend a ceremony in Washington, D.C., honoring congressional art competition winners from across the country.  

The contestants and winning entries were recognized at the Winkler Gallery in DuBois, PA, on May 17, 2014.  The entries were judged by an independent panel of local artists. 

Additional 2014 Award Recipients:

2nd Place Winner:Alex Dzuricky, of Collegiate Academy, Erie County, PA. Colored pencil artwork titled “Royal”.

3rd Place Winner: Austin Gahr, of DuBois Area High School, Clearfield County, PA. Colored pencil artwork titled “Contemporary Sunglasses”.

Honorable Mention: Tracy Robinson, of Coudersport Jr./Sr. Area High School, Potter County, PA. Photography artwork titled “Self-portrait”.

Honorable Mention: Abby Quinn, attending Villa Maria Academy, Malvern, PA, from McKean County, PA. Mixed medium artwork titled “Statutes of Liberty”.

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