Ephrata student wins Congressional Art Award

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EPHRATA – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced the winners of the art award of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the Fourth Congressional District.

The winning entry, titled “1965”, by Karen Billingsley from Ephrata High School, will be hung in the U.S. Capitol alongside winning entries from congressional districts across the country for one year.

The winner will be invited to Washington, D.C. to attend a reception sponsored by the Congressional Institute, which holds the annual competition. Rep. Newhouse has also invited second-place winner Anna Smith at Three Rivers HomeLink to hang her entry, Tranquility, in his D.C. office.

Rep. Newhouse invited tied third-place winner Emilee Black at West Valley High School to display Goat Rocks in his Yakima office and Katrina Sybouts at West Valley High School to display The Golden Hour in his Tri-Cities office.