Olympic Christian students earn art awards

From colored pencil and watercolor paint to acrylic, tempera, weaving and more, Olympic Christian School's students put on a show last week.

The school's annual art show brought out the creativity in students in sixth grade all the way down to kindergarten. Judges critiqued more than 80 pieces of art.

Below are the top three in each grade, plus special art show awards:


1. Hannah Reetz, "Flower Under the Rainbow"

2. Zoee Kuperus, "The Most Beautiful Day"

3. Greta Christianson, "Hungry Zebra"

First grade

1. Ainsley Lewis, "The Princess Tree"

2. Kia Noel, "The Face That Never Stops Smiling"

3. Karli Wilder, "Beautiful Winter Tree"

Second grade

1. Holly Gauthun, "An Adventure in Space"

2. Hollund Bailey, "The Starry Night"

3. Zeph Zankich, "The Scratchy Scarf"

Third grade

1. Carson Wilder, "The First Snow"

2. Lily Robertson, "Spring is Finally Here"

3. Amanda Dodson, "Pattern of My Favorite Colors"

Fourth grade

1. Jesse Salgado, "Under the Sea"

2. Jasmine Gauthun, "Lilies"

3. Kelsey Brown, "And on the Seventh Day"

Fifth grade

1. Audrey Magner, "Mirror Lake"

2. Christine VanProyen, "The Kingdom of Malkiar"

3. Annie Robertson, "Sunny Falls"

Sixth grade

1. Lora Rudzinski, "Bluebirds in the Spring"

2. Mary Lu Clift, "Animals on a Shiny Day"

3. Emily Carter, "Castle in the Night"

Best in Show for each category:

Painting - Audrey Magner, "Mirror Lake"

Drawing - Jesse Salgado, "Under the Sea"

Mixed Media - Holly Gauthun, "An Adventure in Space"

Fiber - Amanda Dodson, "Pattern of my Favorite Colors"

Photography/Digital - Jeremiah Clift, "The Transformed Nest"

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