ONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF THE 30th CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION
CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF THE 30th CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION
Congresswoman Johnson congratulates Sarah Rose Morris, 10th grader from Booker T. Washington High School, for coming in first place and representing the 30th Congressional District in the Congressional Art Competition.
Dallas, Texas (Tuesday, May 10, 2011)– Congresswoman Johnson announced the 30th Congressional District Winner of the 2011 Congressional Art Competition on Friday, May 7th at a reception at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
The annual art competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives recognizes artistic high school students from every Congressional District in the country. This year’s winning piece of art titled, Tea Time was created by Sarah Rose Morris, a 10th Grade Student from Booker T. Washington High School.
Morris will now have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. in June and join district winners from across the country for a special ceremony recognizing all of their talents. Tea Time, along with the other winning pieces, will hang in the famous Cannon Tunnel in the U.S. Capitol for the next year.
For the past 19 years Congresswoman Johnson has encouraged high school students in the 30th Congressional District to showcase their artistic talents by entering the Congressional Art Competition.
“I look forward the Congressional Art Competition every year, it is a wonderful way to recognize the importance of the Arts and to celebrate the hard work of the students,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “I am always amazed by the artistic abilities and talents of the high school participants and very excited that this year’s winning piece, Tea Time that will be on display representing the 30th Congressional District in the Capitol, for all to admire.”
*SEE the winning picture Tea Time : https://www.flickr.com/photos/ebjtx30/sets/72157626697877472/
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson is Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. She is also the highest-ranking Texan on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. She represents the 30th Congressional District of Texas that includes Downtown Dallas, Fair Park, Oak Lawn, Turtle Creek,Old East Dallas, Pleasant Grove, & South Oak Cliff; all of Balch Springs, DeSoto, Hutchins, Lancaster & Wilmer and parts of Cedar Hill, Duncanville, Ferris, Glenn Heights and Ovilla.