Western High student named Best of Show in HU’s High School Art Exhibit

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HUNTINGTON, Ind.— Melissa Meyer, a Western High School student, took Best of Show for “A Colorful Room” at the eighth Annual Huntington University High School Art Exhibit.

The exhibit is in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus through March 12.

Other notable mentions are:

1st Place – Amber Puran, Carroll High School, “Letters That Were Never Sent”

2nd Place – Michaela Winger, Western High School, “The Look”

3rd Place –
Hannah Priskorn, Lakewood Park Christian School, “Mishap Map”

Honorable Mentions:

Jenna Prickett, Mississinewa High School, “Looking Through My Barn Window”

Amanda Weaver, Peru High School, “The Old and the New”

Kaylee Anderson, Peru High School, “Memories”

Michaela Winger, Western High School, “Birch Forest”

Vanessa Manalo, Western High School, “Red Sky at Night : Sailor’s Delight”

Hudson Featherstone, Western High School, “Shadow Study #38”

Laura Christopher, Western High School, “Hands On”

Ashley Fisher, Lakewood Park Christian School, “Boot”

Michaela Clemens, Lakewood Park Christian School, “Flower Still Life”

Chloe Nestel, Whitko High School, “Barry”

Chloe Nestel, Whitko High School, “Montmartre, Paris”

Alex Stanley, Huntington North High School, “Le Due Ova”

Brennica Smith, Prairie Heights High School, “Longhorn Legacy”

Bethany Foley, Prairie Heights High School, “To Shine When the World is Gray”

Kyle Haggenjos, Penn High School, “Rust”

Kaylee Green, Penn High School, “Where the Green Grass Grows”

Ryne Strzeleeki, Penn High School, “Hexagon”

Delaney Schultz, Homestead High School, “Blue Melon Basket”

Caitlin Mulhall, Homestead High School, “Stitched on My Heart”

The Wilson Gallery, located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all MCA performances and by appointment.

The gallery is free and open to the public.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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