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EMS ISD students earn honors in Congressional Art Competition

Adrienne Grimes with ribbon and plaque   CTHS senior Adrienne Grimes' watercolor artwork to be displayed in US Capitol.   Congresswoman Kay Granger poses with Grimes' second place artwork.

Chisholm Trail High School senior Adrienne Grimes placed second for Texas Congressional District 12 in the 2019 Kay Granger Congressional Art Competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute and members of the United States House of Representatives for her watercolor artwork titled "First Day of School." Because of her second place finish, her artwork will be displayed for one year in Congresswoman Kay Granger's office in Washington, D.C.

The art contest is open to all high school students within a Congressional District. The winning artwork from participating districts around the country will be displayed in the Capitol along with being featured on's Congressional Art Competition webpage


BHS student Kaylee Meyer poses with her artwork and Congresswoman Kay Granger.   Kaylee Meyer's artwork "Oozing Expression."

Boswell High School sophomore Kaylee Meyer's pen and watercolor artwork titled "Oozing Expression" received the Congresswoman's Choice Award and will be displayed in Granger's Fort Worth office. 


 Lucas Ringo with ribbon and plaque  artwork by Lucas Ringo with ribbon

Chisholm Trail senior Lucas Ringo placed fifth with an Honorable Mention in the contest for his colored pencil self portrait. 

"We are proud of these Chisholm Trail High School students for their incredible achievement," said Michaela Hanna, Chisholm Trail High School Visual Arts teacher. "It is an honor as there were only six awards given."