MONROE, Ga. - On Saturday, April 28,
Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) unveiled the winning entry for the 2018
Congressional Art Competition. During a public ceremony at the Monroe Art
Guild, Congressman Hice revealed that Ray Borchers, a junior at Loganville High
School, won 1st Place with her pencil sketch, entitled “Nate.” Ray will
receive two airline tickets and an invitation to attend a national reception in
Washington, D.C., where her artwork will hang for one year in the U.S. Capitol.
Congressman Hice also announced the following additional awards:
- 2nd Place went to Caroline
May from George Walton Academy;
- 3rd Place went to Jordan
Longenecker from Walnut Grove High School;
- The Honorable Mention went to
Annalynn Kendall from Loganville Christian Academy; and
- The People’s Choice Award went to
Kelly Still from Monroe Area High School.
“The Congressional Art Competition is a favorite among our students and one of the highlights of the year,” Hice said. “I applaud everyone who participated, especially this year’s winners, Ray, Caroline, Jordan, Annalynn, and Kelly, who worked so hard to enrich our community with their outstanding artistic talent. Ray’s artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol, alongside the masterpieces of contest winners nationwide, and I’m so proud of her achievement.”
Sixty-four high school students from the 10th Congressional District participated in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.