Art Students Recognized

Student artists from Huntington High School win numerous awards
Posted on 04/25/2018

Several students from Huntington High School have found success at several art competitions and are being recognized as 2017-2018 Art Award Winners.

The Huntington Museum of Art 2018 Portfolio

The High School Award of Excellence   

Tessa McCoy-  Ceramics “Tuesday Night”
Danika Spencer-  Color Pencil Drawing “Into the Ally”

Huntington High School Art Award 2018

Excellence in Art Award

Danika Spencer
Jasmine Williams

Excellence in Ceramics Award

Kyra Jones
Justin Kelley  

Arts Alive 2018

Juried Winners

Kyra Jones, Abby Bauer, Jennifer Adkins, Justin Kelley, Jessica Stark, Bionce Martin, Princess De Jesus, Dylan Schultz, Madison Wilburn, Kaitlyn Swann, Andrew Burton, Tyler Courts, Brad Lewis, Lyric Payne, Michael Johnson, Haley Qualls, Teresa Schray, Sidney McCoy, Jamie Ward, Will Meadows, and Jasmine Williams. 

Marshall University SCORES

Danika Spencer-  Visual Art, third place

West Virginia Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

Sean Godfrey- Won first place at State and is going to Nationals.

Group III Grades 7-9

First Place Winners

Amanda Brent
River Dreyfuse
Anna Spagna

Group IV Grades 10-12

First Place Winners

Lakyn Short
Jasmine Williams
Sean Godfrey

Second Place Winners

Kodi Ball
Sidney McCoy
Sophia Bright

Third Place Winners

Abby Fischer
Jillian King
Selena Ritchie

Honorable Mention

Molly Franklin
Katrina Roy
Kayleigh Vance

“Pennies for the Arts” GFWCWV Art Exhibition

The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Sydney McCoy- Drawing, first place
Olivia Lauhon-  Glass Craft, first place
Lyndsey Bowman- Ceramic Bust, second place
Hannah Hysell- Collage, second place

The Woman’s Club of Huntington Art & Music Showcase

Lyndsey Bowman- Ceramic Bust, “Innocent” Best of Show
Jennifer Adkins- Ceramic Bowl, “Deep Blue Sea” second place
Bridget Blake- Ceramic Giraffe, third place
Sidney McCoy- Drawing, “A Berry Batty” Best of Show Second Place
Abby Bauer- Charcoal Drawing, second place 
Hannah Hysell- Collage, “Nice Saxophone” third place
Jamie Ward- Mixed Medium, second place  
Laci Perkins- Photography, “Night” second place
Melinda Robbins- Photography, “Leaf” Honorable Mention
Jasmine Williams- Autumn Painting third place
Olivia Lauhon- Painting on Mirror Piece, “Out of the Fog” Honorable Mention

WVSSAC Championship Game Program Cover Design

Tyler Courts

Congressional Art Award presented by The West Virginia Cultural Center     

Alexa Preston- Collage, “Untitled” second place

Several Huntington High Students were awarded for their art work receiving A Day with Artist Pat Cross’ Art Work Shop on Color Theory. 

Danika Spencer
Emilee Aliff
Mary Gould
Kathleen Korstanje
Sophie Ryan
Emily Taylor
Tyler Courts
Brad Lewis

West Virginia Wesleyan Sleeth Gallery Winners

Olivia Lauhon- Silver
Emilee Aliff- Honorable Mention
Olivia Lauhon- Awarded a $3,000 scholarship

Art & Design Department of West Virginia Wesleyan Faculty Choice Award 

Princess De Jesus
Emilee Aliff   

Huntington High School was also recognized at Wesleyan for having the most entries.  Additional student artists who attended; Bradley Lewis, Sara Carter, Emily Gill, Jayde Wiles, Tyler Courts, Katrina Roy, Emily Charbonneau, Emily Adkins, Brysen Price and Ben Barber.

For more information, please contact Leslee Smith, Art Instructor, by calling the school at (304) 528-6400.

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