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Education notebook: Regional High School Art Show announces awards

The Northeast Washington Education Service District 101 has announced the awards for the Regional High School Art Show. The students’ work will be on display through March 21 at the Talbott Event Center, 4202 S. Regal St.

Board of Directors Award – Aloyna Makhanova of Lewis and Clark, untitled work.

Superintendent’s Award – Isabella Husein of Ferris, “Young Boy in Peru.”

Staff Choice Award – Mackenzie Weiland of Mt. Spokane, “Hiding in the Garden.”

The following works received first-place awards and will be entered into the state competition in Olympia in May:

“Midnight on the River Front,” by Anthony Browning, Mt. Spokane; “Young Boy in Peru,” by Isabella Husein, Ferris; “Under the Ice,” by Katelyn Stevens, Ferris; “The Lights of the North,” by Jadon Persicke, Central Valley; “Melancholy,” by Bailey Johnson, Mt. Spokane; “Hiding in the Garden,” by Mackenzie Weiland, Mt. Spokane; “Living in Someone Else’s Shoes,” by Ahna Duggan, Central Valley; “The Garden Path of Impeachemay,” by Evelyn Barlow, Cheney; “Truffle Jars,” by Kristopher Wright, Mt. Spokane; “Tower,” by Hannah Dightman, Mt. Spokane; “Gus,” by Grace Thompson, Mt. Spokane; “Tea for Two,” by Cadence Keller, Mt. Spokane; and “Celtic Round Box,” by Jeanne Marshall, Mt. Spokane.

Second place: “A Sunday Stroll,” by Carson Henrich, Ferris; “Rainy Day Diner,” by Jacob Kotlarz, Ferris; “Support,” by Elizabeth Ingham, Cheney; “Pressure,” by Vera Korchemnaya, East Valley; “Stress,” by Kalina Luong, Ferris; “Can I Borrow a Cup of Sugar?,” by Kitana Klingback, Mt. Spokane; “Ophelia 2.0,” Annika Zeigler, Mt. Spokane; “Cats Cradle,” by Maiya Yeoman, Mt. Spokane; “Rodger,” by Emma Wenski and Megan Enders, both of Mead; “Gentle Giant,” by Elisabeth West, East Valley; and “Raku Flowered Pots,” by Hailey Snell-Campbell, Mt. Spokane.

Third place: “Musician Love,” by Jasmine Daily, Cheney; “Still With You,” by Alayna Tacconi, Ferris; “Blue Mystery,” by Moira McLaughlin, Cheney; “Simplicity,” Willow-Ann Williams-Amos, Kettle Falls; “Vertigo,” by Alex Hill, Cheney; “Control,” by Caiti Trimble, Ferris; “Feather to Rose,” by Noelani Cervantes, Pullman; “Saturated Rhythm,” by Dawson Heuett, Cheney; “‘Sticked’ Together,” by Kelsie Desjarlais, Cheney; “PTSD/Violent Crime,” by John Farley, Lewis and Clark; “Hands and Stems,” by Liahna Shahbazi, Deer Park; and “Textured Bowl,” by David Anderson, Deer Park.

Judge’s Choice Award: “Young Boy in Peru,” by Isabella Husein, Ferris; “3rd Street,” by Gennessee Torres, Cheney; and “Truffle Jars,” by Kristopher Wright, Mt. Spokane.

Honorable mention: “Macro Fun With Coffee Beans,” by Alofaina Tuaimalo, Wellpinit; “Fire and Ice,” by Samantha Mason, Cusick; and “Buddy,” Emma Bowden, Wilbur.

Central Washington University Scholarship Award: Alex Hill of Cheney received a $2,000 scholarship offer for “Vertigo.”

The following students were offered the $1,000 scholarship for their work: “Revenant,” by Ada Cashmere, Freeman; “Young Boy in Peru,” by Isabella Husein, Ferris; “Stress,” by Kalina Luong, Ferris; “Can I Borrow a Cup of Sugar?,” by Kitana Klingback, Mt. Spokane; “Listen to My Eyes,” by Jacqueline Correia, Central Valley; “Flesh Bone,” by Emily McLeod, Deer Park; “Truffle Jars,” by Kristopher Wright, Mt. Spokane; and “Tower,” by Hannah Dightman, Mt. Spokane.

The Education Notebook appears every Thursday in the Voice. If you have news about your school, students or staff, please let us know so we can help spread the word. Submissions can be emailed to Rachel Baker at or mailed to her, with attention to Education Notebook, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210. Items also can be emailed to

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