ICSD Students Receive Best of Show at WaMac Art Show

April 19, 2016, (Independence, IA) – The 2016 Annual WaMaC Art Show, held at a different WaMaC school each year, was recently hosted at Marion High School. A group of Independence Community School District (ICSD) art students, under the instruction of Art teacher Christine Juhl, entered their best work into a number of different categories at the showcase.

With some categories having more than 15 entries, Mustang students were overjoyed to receive the most first place awards of all the WaMaC schools in attendance. Overall, the ICSD students placed first in four categories, second in one category and third in two categories. Additionally, Independence was honored to receive the Best of Show Overall Award in the 2-D category.

Below is a list of the students and any rankings they received on their art entered:
Evelyn Gonzales (1st in fiber arts/ 1st in jewelry)
Madison McCormick (3rd in ceramics utilitarian)
Hannah Peterson (2nd in black and white drawing/ 3rd in colored drawing)
Zoe Harrison (1st in printmaking)
Charles Pelton (BEST OF SHOW in 2-D)
Sarah Morkel (1st in 2-D mixed media)
Abby Davis
Abby Meiborg
Haley Lampe
Ericka Barloon
Jasmine Trumblee
Madelynn Beatty
Meriah Ivy
Lillie Johnson
Megan Bussan
Morgan Frisbey
Jake Juhl
Kayla Murphy

Principal Howard states, “The results of the WaMaC Art Show display the passion, efforts and ability of our students and Mrs. Juhl. I am very proud of all of them.”

To learn more about the ICSD Art Program, contact Christine Juhl at cjuhl@independence.k12.ia.us. For more information on the Independence Community School District, visit their website.



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