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EHS Art Students sweep top awards at 2019 Central Prairie Leaugue
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EHS Arts award winners, left to right: Senior Sarah Hammeke, Sophomore Emma Fisher, and Senior Maddy Ward pose with their respective Best of Show and Student Choice Awards. - photo by Courtesy

ELLINWOOD — Ellinwood High School art students of Mr. Greg Maxwell competed at the 2019 Central Prairie League Art Contest held on Wednesday April 24th in Ness City. EHS earned 23 total awards, including 6 Individual League Champions, and also won all 5 of the top honors awarded by sweeping the Best of Show and Student Choice awards. 

Emma Fisher: Overall Best of Show,  Charcoal Drawing “Beauty Standards;” Best of Show 3D sculpture, “My Emotional Hands;”Student Choice Award 2D, “Beauty Standards;”1st Place Charcoal Drawing; 1st Place Sculpture; 3rd Place Painting

Sarah Hammeke: Best of Show 2D drawing, “Romantics;”1st Place Pastel; 1st Place Printmaking; 1st Place Colored Pencil; 2nd Place Charcoal; 5th Place Handbuilt Ceramics

Maddy Ward: Student Choice 3D, teapot “Botanical Tea Party;”2nd Place Wheel Thrown Pottery; 4th Place Wheel Thrown Pottery; 4th Place Handbuilt Ceramics

Gabby Esquivel: 3rd Place Wheel Thrown Pottery; 5th Place Wheel Thrown Pottery;3rd Place Scratchboard 

Ashley Herrman: 3rd Place Charcoal

Wittney Hammeke: 1st Place Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Macy Munson: 4th Place Charcoal

Tyler Knop: 4th Place Colored Pencil