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Youth Art Month Award Winners

Youth Art Month Award Winners 04/03/2020


Congratulations to the following Cabarrus County Schools’ artists and 2020 Youth Art Month Award Winners:


2020 Superintendent’s Choice Award Winners – Selected by Dr. Chris Lowder

Elementary – Kylie Fennessy, 5th Grade, Bethel ES, “Abstract Portrait” (Karen Wright)

Middle – Klaira Sanchez, 8th Grade, Harris Road MS, “Pumpkins at Night” (Sue Nieske)

High – Deeptika Mandha, 9th Grade, Cox Mill HS, “Underwater” (Sara Graham)


2020 Level of Excellence Award Winners – Selected by the CCS Level Directors

Elementary – Elizabeth Sinclair, 1st Grade, Bethel ES, “Elephant Painting a Wall” (Karen Wright)

Middle – Caitlin Gates, 8th Grade, Hickory Ridge MS, “The Mind” (Lindsey Kiral)

High – Christian George, 12th Grade, Cox Mill HS, “Change” (Courtney Leaym)


2020 Outstanding Artist Award Winners – Selected by the Cabarrus Arts Council

Elementary – Madelyn Jones, 3rd Grade, Harrisburg ES, “Koi Japan” (Kathy Braswell)

Middle – Emma Willis, 8th Grade, Harris Road MS, “Kasserian Ingera” (Sue Nieske)

High – Mackenna Drake, 12th Grade, Cox Mill HS, “Bubblegum” (Courtney Leaym)


2020 Blooming Young Artist Award Winners – Selected by the Cabarrus Art Guild

Kindergarten – Natalie Brown, Harrisburg ES, “Cupcakes are Amazing” (Kathy Braswell)

1st Grade – Zoe Arrington, Harrisburg ES, “I Am Beautiful” (Kathy Braswell)

2nd Grade – Addison Forrest, Pitts ES, “My Little Hog” (Stacey Horning)

3rd Grade – Eduanis Sandoval, Coltrane-Webb ES, “Sail Ship” (Maria Godzisz)

4th Grade – Desola Ogunyami, Winecoff ES, “Untitled” (Aimee Mills)

5th Grade – Dennis Santiago, Rocky River ES, “Cherry Blossoms” (Darrian Barnette)


We invite you to experience these winning art pieces together with more than 200 art pieces by Cabarrus County Schools students by visiting the Virtual Youth Art Exhibit.


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