High school student winners demonstrate artistic abilities using recyclables
Posted on 10/29/2019
six pieces of student artwork that won awards in the recycled materials art contest

In celebration of Prince William County (PWC) Recycles Day 2019, the PWC Recycled Art Contest recognized local high school students who demonstrated artistic abilities using recyclable materials to create their contest submissions. The contest was sponsored by the PWC Environmental Management System Council and hosted by the Colgan High School Center for Fine & Performing Arts.

The top six winners, listed below, were on display at PWC Recycles Day, held on October 12, 2019, where hundreds of people got to view the entries and choose their favorite. “Dragon” by Ainsley Sunday was named “Best In Show,” earning the artist the top prize of a Samsung Galaxy tablet.

First Place:
“Still Life” by Yazmin Corrales, Gar-Field High School

Second Place:
“Dragon” by Ainsley Sunday, Colgan High School

Third Place:
“A Temporary Future” by Aidan McGuire, Colgan High School

Honorable Mention:
“David Petrach Franklin” by Caitlin Franklin, Forest Park High School

Honorable Mention:
“The Beauty of Darkness” by Payton Lauer, Colgan High School

Honorable Mention:
“Frida Khalo” by Sheridan Hutchens, Colgan High School