Published:
Monday, February 9th 2015

Ten high school art students earn KC scholarships at competition

Ten high school art students were named as Kilgore College scholarship recipients as part of the annual KC Secondary School Portfolio Competition Feb. 6.

Claudia McMillian of Henderson High School was named the top prize winner and was awarded a $2,000 KC scholarship.

The portfolios were judged by two jurors, Merrie Wright and James Pace, art professors at UT Tyler. 

The following students were selected as the top 10 scholarship recipients:

L’Louise Graham $2,000 KC Scholarship:
Claudia McMillian
Henderson High School
Instructor: Jodi Waggoner

Jeanne Velde $1,600 KC Scholarship: 
Madison Perkins
Hallsville High School
Instructor: Amanda Clements

$1,200 KC Scholarship:
Rachel Armour
Home-schooled

$1,000 KC Scholarship:
Haley Russell
Pine Tree High School
Instructors: Mary Graham and Mary Squire

$1,000 KC Scholarship:
Savannah Patterson
Pine Tree High School
Instructors: Mary Graham and Mary Squire

$800 KC Scholarship:
Neira Sanchez
Longview High School
Instructor: Ellen Herbert

$800 KC Scholarship:
Caitlyn Osteen
Hallsville High School
Instructor: Amanda Clements

$800 KC Scholarship:
Jesse Howell
Hallsville High School
Instructor: Amanda Clements

$800 KC Scholarship:
David Villa
Pine Tree High School
Instructors: Mary Graham and Mary Squire

$800 KC Scholarship:
Francisco Juarez
Pine Tree High School
Instructors: Mary Graham and Mary Squire
                        

Photo attached of winners (left to right holding certificates): Rachel Armour, Madison Perkins, Caitlyn Osteen, Jesse Howell, David Villa, Neira Sanchez, Francisco Juarez, Savannah Patterson and Claudia McMillian. Not pictured: Haley Russell