02/28/11 — Wayne County students win in 2011 Arts Festival

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Wayne County students win in 2011 Arts Festival

By Staff Reports
Published in News on February 28, 2011 1:46 PM

Wayne County had several student winners in the 2011 Arts Festival sponsored by District 8 of the General Federation of Women's Club North Carolina. The competition was held Feb. 19 in New Bern.

A preliminary contest was held in January by the Goldsboro Junior Woman's Club and first-place winners went on to district competition.

First-place winners at the district level were:

*Alexis Gonzalez, Brogden Middle School, mixed media

*Wuilmer Valesquez Roblero, Brogden Middle School, graphite pencil drawing

*Jennifer Jeronimo, Mount Olive Middle School, ceramics

*Taylor Malpass, Mount Olive Middle School, acrylic/oil painting

* Alex Hester Parrish, Mount Olive Middle School, pastel painting

* Jesus Hermandez, Rosewood High School, mixed media

* Jo Turner, Spring Creek High School, charcoal drawing

* Sterling Coggins, Wayne County Day School, computer graphics

*Bryce Creger, Wayne Country Day School, photography digitally enhanced

These students will advance to the State Arts Festival to be held March 12 at Campbell University.