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Education

Leepertown wins big at art show

BUREAU — Leepertown Grade School will close at the end of this school year, but their junior high art students won big time at the recent BVEC Art Show, including receiving Best of Show in 2D.

All of the junior high art students received at least one award for outstanding artwork in this year’s BVEC Art Show, which was held at Bureau Valley South in Buda. Receiving awards were Destiny Priebe, second place for mixed-media, second place for clay/slab and honorable mention for clay/sculpture; Alexandra McCann, second place for assemblage, second place for chalk/figure/portrait and third place for tempera; Ashley Erwin, Best of Show-2D, chalk/figure/portrait; Ivy Klemencic, first place for clay/sculpture; Nicholas Delizo, first place for clay/slab, second place for tempera, third place for clay/sculpture and honorable mention for chalk/figure/portrait; Morgan Moreno, first place for chalk/figure/portrait, first place for assemblage, second place for clay/sculpture and second place for clay/slab); Kahlan Keisler, second place for assemblage; and Taylor Skold, first place for clay/sculpture and first place for clay/slab).

Mary Jane Peterson-Thornton of Henry is the art teacher.

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