CELEBRATE TEXAS 2005 ART AND ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

Celebrate Texas is pleased to announce our winners of the annual Art and Essay Contest to commemorate March 2, Texas Independence Day. The 2005 contest had winners in four geographical areas. The first place High school winner will receive a $1,000.00 college scholarship. The second and third place high school winners will also receive prizes as well as the middle and elementary school’s first, second, and third place winners.

The 2005 topics for each school level were as follows:

ELEMENTARY ART: What I Like Best About Texas.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ESSAY: Why I Am Proud to be a Texan
HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY: What Makes Texas Unique?

It is our desire that students learn about and love their state, TEXAS. This contest may be used as a teaching tool, a springboard for discussion, or a home activity for extra credit.

For more information about the Art and Essay Contest:

Email Marsha Johnson



ART AND ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

Elementary School Art Contest:
ZONE 1
1st Place: Bailey Been, 1st grade, Hartley Elementary, Hartley, TX
2nd Place: Brayden Been, 4th grade, Hartley Elementary, Hartley, TX

ZONE 2
1st Place: Susan Kaemmerer, 5th grade, Spring Hill Elementary, Pflugerville, TX
2nd Place: Delaney Rogers, 3rd grade, Spring Hill Elementary, Pflugerville, TX
3rd Place: Maryann Toups, 3rd grade, St. Mary's Homeschool, Taylor, TX



Middle School Essay Contest:
ZONE 3
1st Place: Jennifer Cash, 7th grade, Gutierrez Middle School, Harlingen, TX
2nd Place: Selina Lee Brandon, 7th grade, Gutierrez Middle School, Harlingen, TX
3rd Place: Kimberly Martinez, 7th grade, Gutierrez Middle School, Harlingen, TX




High School Essay Contest:

ZONE 1
1st Place: Jacob Piewetz, 12th grade, McNeil High School, Austin, TX

ZONE 2
1st Place: Sarah Fuller, 12th grade, Newton High School, Newton, TX
2nd Place: Teisha Daniels, 12th grade, Allen High School, Allen, TX
3rd Place: Anthony Toups, 12th grade, St. Mary's Homeschool, Taylor, TX

ZONE 3
1st Place: Michael Tucker, 12th grade, Lamar High School, Houston, TX
2nd Place: Mahshid Shirali, 12th grade, Westside High School, Houston, TX
3rd Place: Zoila Palomo, 12th grade, Sharpstown High School, Houston, TX

ZONE 4
1st Place: Courtney Neva, 12th grade, Lake Travis High School, Austin, TX



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