Davis School District students honored for artwork at AAUW show

May 1 2013 - 11:31pm

KAYSVILLE -- Art students from Davis School District were honored by the American Association of University Women, Kaysville/Davis Branch, during the association's Gloria Nielson Annual Art Show for Senior Students. The awards were presented April 11 at Zions Bank, by Anita Wheeler and Donna Butler.

The art show was organized by AAUW member Margaret Sleight.

Winning students were presented with certificates, ribbons and cash prizes. The Kaysville/Davis Branch of American Association of University Women has sponsored the annual art show for about 15 years.

"This has been a positive program to offer senior art students an opportunity to display their art and to win a cash award," said Neka Roundy, president of this branch of AAUW.

Retired elementary school teacher Gloria Nielsen first organized this art show to reach a broader section of students, Roundy said.

The Best of Show award went to Kayla Bumm, Woods Cross High School; Best of Other Media was won by Alexis Rausch, Viewmont High School; Best Drawing award went to Lauren Skaggs, Davis High School; and Best Painting was won by Keshele Stevens, Northridge High School.

Other students receiving awards include:

Honorable Mention: Natalya Hughes, Bountiful High School; Alena Martineau, Bountiful High School; Erin Kakazu, Clearfield High School; Cassie Slater, Clearfield High School; Kate Hadley, Davis High School; McKenzie Skiver, Layton High School; Jose Flores, Northridge High School; Kenzie Long, Syracuse High School; Aryn Meinzen, Syracuse High School; Ailwynne Herrmann, Viewmont High School; and Kylie Courtney, Woods Cross High School.

Best of School: Maizie Alonzo, Bountiful High School; Lindsay Newman, Clearfield High School; Sarah Bown, Davis High School; Clint Richins, Layton High School; Morgan Sanford, Northridge High School; Katrina Knight, Syracuse High School; Karina Folkman, Viewmont High School; and Lindsey Redd, Woods Cross High School.

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