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Kustoff Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winners

April 24, 2019
Press Release

HUMBOLDT, TN—Today, Congressman David Kustoff recognized local students for their Congressional artwork at a reception at the West Tennessee Regional Art Center.

While there, Congressman Kustoff announced the overall winner, Tierra Anderson, whose artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year, where lawmakers and thousands of visitors will walk past it each day.

“It is clear West Tennessee is home to some exceptional artists, and I continue to be impressed by the art education being taught throughout the 8th District. Each of these students has done a tremendous job of showcasing our state’s vibrant culture, and the love they have for Tennessee shines through in their work,” said Rep. Kustoff. “Congratulations to all the winners and I look forward to seeing Tierra’s artwork in the U.S. Capitol.”

 

The individuals who received awards are as follows:

OVERALL DISTRICT WINNER:

Tierra Anderson “Lost In Thought”

Teacher: Elaine Neely Studio

 

Carroll

Huntingdon High School

County Winner: Kali Towater “The Blue & Gold Forever”

Teacher: Dana Wyatt

 

Crockett

Crockett County High School

County Winner: Maya Stitts “Coby the Cowdy Cat”

Teacher: Tracy Evans

 

Fayette

Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School

County Winner: Cordale Johnson “Changes”

Teacher: Janet Throneberry

 

Gibson

South Gibson High School

County Winner: Mason Terry “9 Lives”

Teacher: Aaron Perry

 

Haywood

Haywood High School

County Winner: QuinAntony McGowan “Graphite Silverback”

Teacher: Jennifer Friedman

 

Lauderdale

Ripley High School

County Winner: Jonathon Jones “Escape”

Teacher: Trevor Simpson

 

Madison

USJ

County Winner: Maddy Gastador “Dame el Te”

Teacher: Libby Lynch

 

Obion

Obion County High School

County Winner: Laney Priest “Paris”

Teacher: Libby Lynch

 

Shelby

Hutchison High School

County Winner: Anne Grinder “Instrospection”

Teacher: Jeanette Leake

 

Tipton

Munford High School

County Winner: Kelli Burkhart “Hawking”

Teacher: Reagan Crow

 

 

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