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Bucshon Announces Congressional Art Winners

"Bird Dogs" by Kori Leverenz

A Signature School student took the top prize

Students from Evansville and Huntingburg are winners of the 2023 Eighth District Congressional Art Competition. WNIN’s John Gibson has details:

Congressman Larry Bucshon says a painting by Kori Leverenz of Signature School called “Bird Dogs” took first prize.

The colorful painting depicts two men and three dogs hunting in a wooded area.

Leverenze will receive a roundtrip ticket to Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Art Competition Reception and her artwork will be displayed in the Capitol Building for a year.

" Tears on the Red, White and Blue" by Zoe Booth

The Eighth District People’s Choice Award winner was “Tears on the Red, White, and Blue” by Southridge High School student Zoe Booth.

Booth’s painting depicts a person crying while wrapped in an American flag. It received more than 200 likes on Congressman Bucshon’s Facebook page.

You can see both paintings in our online story at news.wnin.org