Ten high school art students earn KC scholarships at portfolio competition

Ten high school art students were named as Kilgore College scholarship recipients as part of the annual KC Secondary School Portfolio Competition March 1.

Azura Mayhall of Pine Tree High School was named the top prize winner and was awarded a $2,000 KC scholarship.

Three jurors judged student artwork: Carolyn Fox-Hearne, KC art instructor and gallery director; Larry Kitchen, KC art instructor and program director; and Coy Lothrop, KC advertising/graphic design instructor.


Students selected as the top 10 scholarship recipients:

L’Louise Graham $2,000 KC Scholarship:
Azura Mayhall
Pine Tree High School
Instructor: Mary Graham

Jeanne Velde $1,600 KC Scholarship:
Faith Sturdy
Gilmer High School
Instructor: Karen Ender

$1,200 KC Scholarship:
Emily Bamburg
Pittsburg High School
Instructor: Seth Hudson

$1,000 KC Scholarship:
Savannah Christopher
Tatum High School
Instructor: Amanda Hancock

$1,000 KC Scholarship:
Perri Marshall
Whitehouse High School
Instructor: Lisa Kendall, Christine Killian

$800 KC Scholarship:
Diana Aguinaga
Gilmer High School
Instructor: Karen Ender

$800 KC Scholarship:
Andrew Jones
White Oak High School
Instructor: Kim Taylor

$800 KC Scholarship:
Emily Thomas
Sabine High School
Instructor: Jennifer Davis

$800 KC Scholarship:
Grace Blankenship
White Oak High School
Instructor: Kim Taylor

$800 KC Scholarship:
Ashlee Wyatt
White Oak High School
Instructor: Kim Taylor