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District 202 high school students win awards at JJC art exhibit

Twenty District 202 high school student artists -- including five who received Awards of Excellence for their achievement -- have been invited to exhibit their works in the 2017 Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition.

Twenty area high schools submitted 100 pieces of art for this year’s exhibit. The exhibit runs through December 8, 2017 at the Laura A. Sprague Art Gallery at Joliet Junior College-Main Campus.

All students whose work was selected for exhibition received a Certificate of Recognition. In all, 15 student artists from all of the participating schools received Awards of Excellence.

Congratulations to the following District 202 students whose work is on display:

Plainfield High School – Central Campus

  • Paola Corona (senior) -- Digital Photography
  • Dominik Durnas (senior) – Graphite on Paper
  • Anna Grady (senior) – Digital Photography
  • Zoe Kelley (senior) – Clay, Glaze, Wood and Graphite *Award of Excellence
  • Nasa Vo (junior) – Graphite on Paper

Plainfield South High School

  • Rebecca Brennan (senior) Stoneware Clay
  • Sarah Chan (senior) – Stoneware and Cone OG Glazes *Award of Excellence
  • Emma Jones (junior) – Colored Pencil
  • Tessa Knowlton (senior) Stoneware Clay
  • Nicole Rosenberger (senior) – Digital Photography

Plainfield North High School

  • Olivia Aguzzi (sophomore) – Hand-built Ceramic Plate
  • Savana Baker (freshman) – Graphite
  • Hannah Bonow (senior) – Acrylic on Wood Panel
  • Erica Long (junior) – Watercolor
  • Jensen Peacock (junior) – Watercolor and Ink Pen *Award of Excellence

Plainfield East High School

  • Haaris Arain (senior) – Digital Photography
  • Delaney Drummond (junior) – Digital Photography
  • Skyler Kaczmarczyk (senior) – Oil Pastel *Award of Excellence
  • Joe Tkac (senior) – Acrylic and Sharpie
  • Shania Zavadsky (junior) -- Digital Photography *Award of Excellence