March 27, 2003

SCR-I Students Perfrom Well At 14th Annual HLG College Art Competition

Scotland County High School students placed well in Hannibal-LaGrange College's 14th Annual High School Art Competition March 17-28. The awards ceremony was held Tuesday, March 18, at 1 p.m. at HLG's Mabee Sports Complex.

Area high school juniors and seniors within a sixty-mile radius

of the college campus participated, including the following schools: Monroe City High School, Hannibal High School, Scotland County High School, South Shelby High School, Highland High School, Palmyra High School, Louisiana High School and Mark Twain High School (all located in Missouri); Quincy High School, Quincy Notre Dame High School, Unity High School and Seymour

High School in Payson (all in Illinois).

There over 200 total entries in the competition. Fifty-two winners were recognized.

Scotland County High School's art teacher is Donna Billington.

Chase Moore of Scotland County won the Best in Painting award. He received $25 cash and a $2,000 art scholarship to HLG.

Other winners from Scotland County include the following:


3rd Place: Jennifer Crawford

Honorable Mention: Andrew Bulen, Aaron Cline


1st Place: Chase Moore

Colored Pencil

Honorable Mention: Jennifer Crawford

Oil Painting

3rd Place: Katie Schneider

Honorable Mention: Michael Probst

Acrylic Painting

3rd Place: Amy Blomme

Honorable Mention: Kim Blair, Anna Dochterman

Watercolor Painting

Honorable Mention: Jennifer Crawford, Amy Blomme

Mixed Media

1st Place: Amy Blomme

Honorable Mention: Chase Moore.

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