On May 30, five talented students from school districts in Southwest Washington were honored at the 51st annual Superintendent’s Art Show. This year’s State Art Show, held virtually, highlighted award-winning artwork from across the state, featuring students who had already placed highly in their regional ESD Art Shows.

Out of the 15 pieces recognized with Regional Awards from the ESD 112 Art Show, three received top honors, and two earned Honorable Mentions at the state level:

"Bond Between Generations" by Sydney Chrisopulos, 12th grade at Vancouver

Sydney Chrisopulus, “Bond Between Generations” – Jurors’ Choice Award

Columbia River High School
Teacher: Jason Phelps

"OXXO" by Yoselin Sanchez, 12th grade at Kelso

Yoselin Sanchez, “OXXO” – ArtsED Washington Award

Kelso High School
Teacher: T.J. Frey

"The Unforgettable Gift" by Sophee Marvin, 9th grade at Battle Ground

Sophee Marvin, “The Unforgettable Gift” – Washington Education Association Award

River HomeLink
Teacher: Becky Broyles

"Onward" by Lana Saopraseuth, 12th grade at Evergreen

Lana Saopraseuth, “Onward” – Honorable Mention

Union High School
Teacher: Sean Morrison

"Family Portrait" by Laura Wang, 12th grade at Camas

Laura Wang, “Family Portrait” – Honorable Mention

Camas High School
Teacher: Heidi Keith

A panel of three distinguished jurors from across the state determined the Jurors’ Choice awards, including professional artists, teaching artists, and arts educators. Each award recipient was granted $200 and a commemorative trophy.

To view the impressive artwork from all 2024 Regional Winners, visit the OSPI Art Show Gallery on their website.