DAVIS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2022 CONGRESS ART COMPETITION – Decatur Tribune

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) announced today that she is the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for the 13th District Madison Wang, a graduate of Maroa-Forsyth High School. Her application will be on display at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC for a year. Second place went to Ellee Ford, a sophomore at Urban High School, and third place went to Honora Hoey, a graduate of the same school. Their artwork will be on display at Davis County Offices. All three winning works of art were judged by local art experts and you can check them out below.

“I congratulate Madison on her success. I look forward to seeing her artwork proudly exhibited in the U.S. Capitol so that thousands of visitors, staff and members of Congress can see it, ‚ÄĚDavis said. “I also congratulate the other winners in the selection and thank all the students who participated in this year’s competition.”

About the Competition

Every spring, members of the U.S. House of Representatives sponsor a state art competition in high school as an opportunity to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the country as well as in our congressional district. The congressional art competition was founded in 1982, and over the years hundreds of thousands of high school students have participated. One winner is selected from each participating district, and the winner’s artwork is then sent to Washington, DC for display at the U.S. Capitol.

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