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Preserve Our Past Art and Essay Winners Announced

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Thursday, May 04, 2017

 

LITTLE ROCK—Students from Faulkner, Pope, Stone, White and Craighead counties were the top winners in the 26th annual “Preserve Our Past” art and essay invitational sponsored by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage.

Megan Grace Homeier of Ahlf Junior High School in Searcy won first place in the seventh-and-eighth grade art division for a drawing of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, while Jada Parker of Pottsville Junior High School won first place in the seventh-and-eighth grade essay division for a piece on the Latimore Tourist Home in Russellville. Lanie Singleton of Greenbrier Westside School won first place in the fifth-and-sixth grade art division for a drawing of the Cedar Creek Bridge at Petit Jean State Park and Isabella DeLeuil of Atkins Middle School took first place in the fifth-and-sixth grade essay division for writing about Bruce Hall. The contest was held as part of Arkansas Heritage Month 2017 activities.

Other winners in the seventh-and eighth grade art division were Meadow Brooks of Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, second place for a drawing of the Washington County Courthouse, and Madison Mainer of Ozark Junior High School, third place for a drawing of the Bristow Hotel in Ozark.

Other seventh-and-eighth grade essay division winners were Olivia Steward of Ahlf Junior High School, second place for an essay on Fort Smith National Historic Site, and Kimbra Rhodes of Pottsville Junior High, third place for writing about the Wilson House in Russellville.

Other fifth-and-sixth grade art division winners were Kayla Cothren of Atkins Middle School, second place for a drawing of Little Rock Central High School, and Kristina Hancock of Hartford Elementary School, third place for a drawing of the Suburban House in Fort Smith. Other fifth-and-sixth grade essay division winners were Logan Pruitt of Timbo Elementary School, second place for writing about the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, and Gavin Biggerstaff of Alma Intermediate School, third place for a piece on Old Main at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

Honorable mention in the seventh-and-eighth grade art division went to Kalyn Holeyfield of Ahlf Junior High for a depiction of the Mt. Pisgah School House and Marissa Gracie Jones of Ozark Junior High for a drawing of the Franklin County Jail. Winning honorable mention in the seventh-and-eighth grade essay division were Brenlee Barton of Pottsville Junior High School, who wrote about the old Monroe County Jail in Clarendon and Paige Ellington of Pottsville Junior High for an essay on the Latimore Tourist Home.

Andrew Rodriguez of Hartford Elementary School won honorable mention in the fifth-and-sixth grade art division for a drawing of the Klusmeier House in Fort Smith, as did Caden McDaniel of Atkins Middle School for a depiction of the Daisy Bates House in Little Rock. Winning honorable mention in the fifth-and-sixth grade essay division were Daniel Haley of Timbo Elementary School, who wrote about the Harris Grocery Store in Calico Rock, and Kamryn Allison of Greenbrier Westside School, who wrote about Petit Jean State Park.

First-, second- and third-place winners in each division will receive a trophy, honorable mention recipients will get a ribbon, and all students who entered will receive a certificate. Winning entries and honorable mention entries will be displayed at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock throughout May, which is Arkansas Heritage Month.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

 



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