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SASA students are 5th District’s winner, runner up for Congressional art competition

SAGINAW, MI - The winner and runner-up for Michigan's 5th District in the 2021 Congressional art competition are each students from Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) is decided to announce Monday.

SASA senior Alaina Curry took the top prize with her piece "Mandisa: natural attractiveness," a good way to go on display in a well known position in Washington D.C. alongside different winners. The successful artworks will line the Cannon Tunnel, a walkway that connects the Cannon condo office constructing to the U.S. Capitol, Kildee said. The 5th Congressional District includes all of Genesee, Bay, Iosco and Arenac counties in addition to materials of Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

"I walk through this hallway and think about the scholar artwork day by day, it's simply extraordinary to look the high-quality of the work," Kildee pointed out. "I"m chuffed to look we have high-quality artists in my part of the state we will show off."

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"alternate in motion" by using LaNaysha Simms.

SASA senior LaNaysha Simms is the district's runner-up for her photograph "change in action." Lake Fenton excessive faculty sophomore Meghan Smith become chosen for third area with an untitled coloured pencil drawing. Winners have been chosen by means of a panel of eleven native artists, educators and group contributors, based on a information unlock.

"surely (SASA is) a school that provides a distinct focal point on arts, and we've had some top notch submissions from that faculty," Kildee referred to.

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"Untitled" by means of Meghan Smith.

Curry can have the opportunity to join other winners at a reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony held by means of the Congressional Arts Caucus later this year, according to the release. The fifth District didn't submit a winner to the 2020 competitors on account of elements involving the COVID-19 pandemic, Kildee spoke of.

Kildee known as Curry's piece an "superb piece of labor" and said he's excited for heaps to be able to see it on monitor.

"It's an opportunity for us to showcase a young artist, and who knows what that may cause?" Kildee stated. "I'm anxious to welcome our successful entry to Washington."

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