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Island Christian Academy students research artists, receive awards for projects

Molly Mills received first place in the elementary division for her work covering Rembrandt during the art fair.  - Photo courtesy of Lindsay Brinkman
Molly Mills received first place in the elementary division for her work covering Rembrandt during the art fair.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Lindsay Brinkman

Students at Island Christian Academy explored artists throughout the year and were honored for their work in March during the school’s art fair. Students in the third through tenth grade learned about different artists and their famous works.

Each student wrote a research paper, built a presentation and re-created a work from their chosen artist in a variety of mediums. The students were judged and graded on the entire project. The winners of each grade and overall winners are as follows:

Elementary overall winners

1st: Molly Mills - Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

2nd: Henry Ohme – Leonardo da Vinci

3rd: Amanda Thomas – Yvonne Palka

People’s choice: Henry Ohme

3rd-4th grade:

1st: Henry Ohme – Leonardo da Vinci

2nd: Amanda Thomas – Yvonne Palka

3rd: Alexei Stalpaert – Barbara Johns

5th-6th grade: Photo courtesy of Lindsay Brinkman | Molly Mills received first place in the elementary division for her work covering Rembrandt during the art fair.

1st: Molly Mills - Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

2nd: Lexi Wenzek – Jackson Pollock

3rd: Kelsey Griswold-Bacigalupi – Oscar-Claude Monet

Junior high and high school-age overall winners

1st: Ryan Wenzek - Oscar-Claude Monet

2nd: Casey Justus – Jackson Pollock

3rd: Sonja Keller – Andy Warhol

People’s choice: Ryan Wenzek

7th-8th grade:

1st: Ryan Wenzek - Oscar-Claude Monet

2nd: Casey Justus – Jackson Pollock

3rd: Chloe Panichi – Walt Disney

9th-10th grade:

1st: Sonja Keller – Andy Warhol

2nd: Caleb Bartel – Piet Mondrian

3rd: Kyle Chambers – John Constable

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