Ball High Round Up Lassoed Top Prizes

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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a section 501(c)(3) charity dedicated toi benefiting youth, supporting education, and facilitating better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentations.

“Through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo students are given the opportunity to compete and have their work displayed in a regional competitive setting,” said Candice Lepo, an art teacher here at Ball High. “The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recognition awards and scholarships encourage local art programs and individual students”

This year, Ball High Students Submitted phenomenal work and received three top prizes. Samantha Lopez and Ariah Vasquez both earned Gold Medal and Quinn Templewood earned the Best of Show award with her piece “This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Two Of Us.”

“The HLSR School Art Contest has been a part of the rodeo for many years. We have been participating as a district since my first year here back in 2008” said Dr. Stephen Duncan, Director of Fine Arts at Ball High. “there is a ton of material available on their website as to the prizes that students win scholarship money for college, support for art supplies and workshops at the Glassel at the MFAF.”

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