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Posted January 14, 2011

Competing against students from all Houston-area school districts, Katy ISD junior and high school students received 35 winning entries in the 2010-2011 Regional Scholastic Art Competition.  Students won 11 Gold Key and 19 Silver Key individual awards, in addition to five portfolio awards.

“We are very proud of our teachers for submitting all their entries to Scholastic this year as it was our first year to go completely digital,” says Mitzi Jones, Katy ISD assistant director of fine arts. “The art teachers rose to the challenge, rolled up their sleeves and got right down to business. This was a fantastic way to start the spring semester.”

Katy winners represented the categories of ceramics and glass, digital art, drawing, mixed media, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Winning students represented the following campuses: Cinco Ranch JH, Cinco Ranch HS, Mayde Creek JH, Mayde Creek HS, Memorial Parkway JH, Morton Ranch HS, Seven Lakes HS and Taylor HS.

All Gold Key winners will advance to the national level and will have their work on display locally from Jan. 14 through Feb. 9 at the Art League of Houston, located at 1953 Montrose Blvd. A Gold Key Award Reception will also be held on Feb. 14, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at the Harris County Department of Education, located at 6300 Irvington Blvd. in Houston.

All Silver Key winners will have their work on display at Texas Art Supply, located at 2001 Montrose Blvd., from Jan. 7 – 30. A Silver Key Award Reception will be held at Texas Art Supply on Jan. 23 and Jan. 30 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please mention you found this on www.KatyMagazine.com.

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