Seven Metro Schools participate in city-wide middle school art contest


Tennessee State University recently hosted its 5th annual We Are the World International Middle School Art Contest as part of International Education Week. Seven Metro Schools participated in the contest: Oliver Middle Prep, Gra-Mar Middle Prep, John Early Museum Magnet Middle Prep, Creswell Middle Prep School of the Arts, Margaret Allen Middle Prep, McKissack Middle Prep and Bellevue Middle Prep.

The artwork was evaluated by a group of judges and the winners were announced during TSU’s International Education Week culminating event – International Family Night. The event included a dinner, a puppet show by the Nashville Public Library, games and music from around the world.

Out of 36 entries, three winners were chosen from each grade level:

5th Grade
1st Place: Camille Griggs, Bellevue
2nd Place: Danica Whitaker, Gra-Mar
3rd Place: Sophia Ou, Gra-Mar

6th Grade
1st Place: Torri James, Margaret Allen
2nd Place: Ahsiri Dominguez, Gra-Mar
3rd Place: Jasmine Winfrey-Horton, Gra-Mar

7th Grade
1st Place: Bella Bears, John Early
2nd Place: Icsis Church, Bellevue
3rd Place: Joniyah Henry, John Early

8th Grade
1st Place: Cha’ Keya Holt, John Early
2nd Place: Rikiya Donelson, John Early
3rd Place: Premiere’ Clay, Creswell

Check out the students’ artwork below.


Posted on November 15, 2017, in News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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