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.
Other winners included:
- 2ndPlace – Caroline May from George Walton Academy;
- 3rdPlace – 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 in a press release. “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.”