Art Wins Congressional Contest

Congratulations to Foothill juniors Nari Kim and Caroline Kim whose original artworks for chosen for special display as part of the annual Congressional Art Competition sponsored locally by Congressman Jerry McNerney.

The art contest was open to all student artists within McNerney's 11th congressional district. The top winner's art will be part of a national display in the corridor that connects the Cannon House Office Building with the Capitol. The first-place winner is from California High School in San Ramon.

Nari Kim's Moood won second place in the contest and will be displayed for a full year in Congressman McNerney's Washington, D.C., office.

Caroline Kim's American Hero took third place and will be displayed for a year in McNerney's Pleasanton office.

The winners were announced at a reception held recently in Tracy with McNerney on hand to announce the winners.

Other Foothill students who entered the contest are Angie Son, Mina Shin, Vivian Hare, Sharon Chung and Dana Kim.

Congratulations to the two winners and to all the students who entered their fabulous artwork in this prestigious contest!

Click here for a Pleasanton Weekly article about the contest winners.

IMAGES:  Moood by Nari Kim (top) and American Hero by Caroline Kim.

Posted Monday, May 3, 2010