Zach Becenti from Harbor Springs High School took third place honors with his artwork. (Couresty photo)
On April 19, the Crooked Tree Arts Center hosted the opening of its annual Youth Art Show and awards ceremony. The Youth Art Show showcases the artwork of students in the Charlevoix-Emmet County School District.
Juried by Anne Morningstar, the 2014 Art Show Awards were presented as follows: The Best of Show, known as the M. Louise Herlocher Award, was presented to Jonah Stoppel from Concord Academy Petoskey, First Place Award was presented to Olive Dwan who is home-schooled, Second Place Award was presented to Jordan Wilmot from Boyne City High School and the Third Place Award was presented to Zach Becenti from Harbor Springs High School.
Elementary School Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Boyne Falls 21st Century Group Project, Concord Academy Petoskey - Kindergarten Cityscape Group Project, Keely Knapp - St. Francis Xavier, Emma Daniel - St. Francis Xavier, Evelyn Schwartz - Petoskey Montessori Children's House, Alec Sherman-Brown - Concord Academy Boyne and Finn Blanck - Blackbird Elementary
Middle School Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Eleri Giem - Boyne City Middle School, Gabby Guthrie - Petoskey Middle School, Caz Rohloff - Concord Academy Petoskey, Max Hungo - Alanson Public Schools
High School Honorable Mentions were awarded to: Isabel Grach - Harbor Springs High School, Lacey Kotalik - Concord Academy Boyne, Jessica Schmidt - Concord Academy Boyne, Megan Milbrandt - Pellston High School, Jeffery Van Hove - Boyne City High School
The Youth Art Show will be on display through May 10, 2014. For more information about the Youth Arts Festival please contact the Crooked Tree Arts Center at 461 East Mitchell Street, Petoskey, MI 49770, call(231) 347-4337 or go online to www.crookedtree.org.