High School art show winners announced

— The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host the annual North Country High School Juried Art Show through Friday, March 8. Students from 15 schools entered over 200 pieces for consideration in this juried exhibition. The jurors for this year’s High School show were Susan Camp and Brooke Noble and awards were underwritten by Nancie Battaglia Photography. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1 to 5 p.m., with additional hours during performances. Admission is free.

High School Awards (Grades 10-12)

First Place - “Candy” Mimi Christman, Saranac High School, Grade 12;

Second Place - “Corgi” Marita Bray, Franklin Academy High School, Grade 12;

Third Place - “Distance” Lilly Kelly, Willsboro Central School, Grade 11.

High School Honorable Mentions: “Cabin in the Woods” Cecilia Cosmen, Northwood School, Grade 11; “Deer in the Woods” Breana Nason, Franklin Academy High School, Grade 12; “Animal Eyes” Adela Bukva Lake Placid High School, Grade 12; “Self Portrait” Naomi Peduzzi, Keene Central School, Grade 10; “Childhood” Zoë Tyler, Saranac Lake High School, Grade 12; “Watering Can” Jeffrey Bruha, Keene Central School, Grade 12.

Middle School Awards (Grades 7-9)

First Place - “Storm King Tree” Jessica Li, North Country School, Grade 9;

Second Place - “Penguin Family” Kathleen Recore, Franklin Academy High School, Grade 9;

Third Place - “Dapper Huxley” Emily Kim, North Country School, Grade 8.

Honorable Mention Grades 7-9: “Gray Sheep” Linda Yang, North Country School, Grade 8; “Manatee” Lillian Dechene, Long Lake Central School, Grade 7; “Nellie” May Xu, North Country School, Grade 9; “Polovetzian Dance” Mat Longware, Willsboro Central School, Grade 7.

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