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Three FCPS Students Win Valley Regional Awards in 2024 VSBA Art Contest

Local School Board members were treated to an impressive display of creativity and faced some tough decisions in selecting the 2024 winners in the Virginia School Boards Association’s Valley Regional Art Contest on April 18, 2024. Student art from the elementary, middle, and high school levels represented each school division in the competition, and were judged at the regional forum for area School Board members. Placing first in the competition was Mariel Jannuzzi from Frederick County Middle School, while Maddox Enochs from Gainesboro Elementary School and Emily Chen from Millbrook High School placed third.

The VSBA Regional Art Contest was started in 1989 to promote the artistic talents of Virginia’s public school students. For each of the nine VSBA regions, a winner is chosen for the elementary, middle and high school levels. The winning art is framed and displayed in the offices of the VSBA in Charlottesville.

The list of winners is below. For more information about the contest, call Gina Patterson, VSBA executive director, at gina@vsba.org or 434-295-8722 or contact the student winners through the superintendent’s office.

Virginia School Boards Association, a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of Virginia school boards, promotes excellence in public education through advocacy, training and services. The Association offers conferences, information, training, and counseling designed to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s educational leaders.

2024 VSBA Valley Regional Art Contest Winners: April 18, 2024

1st Place Elementary School Winner
Lyla Clark
Guy K. Stump Elementary School
Augusta County Public Schools

2nd Place Elementary School Winner
Carly Cabbage
Stanley Elementary School
Page County Public Schools

3rd Place Elementary School Winner
Maddox Enochs
Gainesboro Elementary School
Frederick County Public Schools

1st Place Middle School Winner
Mariel Jannuzzi
Frederick County Middle School
Frederick County Public Schools

2nd Place Middle School Winner
Adrianna Hicks
Stuarts Draft Middle School
Augusta County Public Schools

3rd Place Middle School Winner
Kieran Putt
Shelburne Middle School
Staunton City Public Schools

1st Place High School Winner
Chloie Burnett
Riverheads High School
Augusta County Public Schools

2nd Place High School Winner
Amber Skymoore
Luray High School
Page County Public Schools

3rd Place High School Winner
Emily Chen
Millbrook High School
Frederick County Public Schools