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Vestavia Hills Student Wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

April 26, 2017
Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Vestavia Hills Student Wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Birmingham, AL – Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) announced Carson McDonald, a student at Vestavia Hills High School, as the Sixth District’s 2017 Congressional Art Competition winner.

“Each year I am impressed by the creative talents of the young people in Alabama’s Sixth District,” said Palmer. “I would like to congratulate Carson McDonald on winning the competition this year and I look forward to seeing him in DC this June for the National Art Reception.”

McDonald’s artwork titled “Untiled” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

70 students from 19 area high schools participated in this year’s Congressional Art Competition. Their artwork was displayed at the Riverchase Galleria Mall for a week.

Pictures from the event may be found by clicking here. Pictures of the entire competition may be found by clicking here

 

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