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Congressman David Kustoff

Representing the 8th District of Tennessee

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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