Abigail Macias, a student at Lee-Jackson Elementary School, and Mathews High School student Jordan Hunley were two of the three top winners in the 2020 Virginia School Boards Association Eastern Regional Art Contest.
Gloucester County had three students place in the competition, with Bethel Elementary School’s Kaylynn Stokes taking second in the elementary school level, Olivia Nelson of Peasley Middle School taking third among middle schoolers and Olivia Case of Gloucester High School finishing second in the high school competition.
In addition to Macias and Hunley, the other first-place winner was Keira Jean Bradsky of King George, who won in the middle school category.
The VSBA Regional Art Contest was started in 1989 to promote the artistic talents of Virginia’s public school students.
For each of the nine VSBA regions, a winner is chosen for the elementary, middle and high school levels. The winning art is framed and displayed in the offices of the VSBA in Charlottesvi...
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