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Kofa art students win prizes in Patriotic Art Contest

First place winner Local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8242 and its Auxiliary issued an invitation to all high school students to enter the 2020 Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest earlier this year. Three Kofa High School students earned awards for their submissions.

Laisha Felix received the First Place award of $100 from the Post and $100 from the Auxiliary for her work titled “U.S. Flag,” an acrylic painting. Jhoselin Gonzales Ayon received Second Place and received an award of $75 from the Post and $75 from the Auxiliary for her fiber art piece titled, “American Flag.” Katelyn Stewart received Third Place for her work titled, “United We Serve” and received $50 from the Post and $50 from the Auxiliary. All participants received certificates. Other Kofa students participating in the contest included Karen Vasquez, Gavin Marquez, Yoselin Castro, and Stephanie Martin Del Campo.

The Kofa art classes are led by Amy Seeley. 

Eric Patten
epatten@yumaunion.org