At the Mount Si High School Festival of Arts, April 18, the community was invited to enjoy a wide range of student talent on display! Thirteen local artists volunteered to judge the student art entries for many categories. Also, attendees to the Festival of Arts had the delicious opportunity to cast their vote for cake creations from culinary arts students.
Congratulations to the following students who earned special recognition for their creativity:
Bonsai category: • 1st place - Nate Whited, senior • 2nd place - Kasey Ross, junior • 3rd place - Erin Grim, freshman
Painting category: • 1st place - Lydia Lofgren, senior, for "Sad Explosion" • 2nd place - Anna-Linnea Johansson, senior for "Anger" • 3rd place - Sarah Hong, freshman for "Hidden Pasture"
Graphic/drawing category: • 1st place - Sydney Tulip, senior, for "Just a Pachycephalosaurus" • 2nd place - Rachel Hayford, senior, for "Hands" • 3rd place - Jessica Graves, senior, for "Watch"
Photography: • 1st Place - Sam Isen, senior, for "Jump" • 2nd place - Wynter Bailey Rhys, freshman, for "Boy with Mask" • 3rd place - Vivian Zoeller, freshman, for "Keys"
Cake Decorating: • 1st place - Festival of the Arts Cake, made by Mark Johnson, Jeff Swanson, Kyle Carter and Collin Peery • 2nd place - Cupcake Cake, by Tanner Jenks. Erica Melby and Maricella Rendon • 3rd place - Rainbow Splash, by Halley Weed, Brittney Miller, Ashley Nelson and Emma Kenney
Cake tasting: • 1st place - Lemon Cake by Emily Kirk • 2nd place - Chocolate Paradise Cake, by Carly Nelson, Christine Waller, Bella Romano and Allison Sanders • 3rd place - Rainbow "Gay Pride" Cake, by Poppie Ward, McKenna Shaddox, Austin Wilder and Austin Sprodley