BHS Art Department thank-you
Dear Editor:The art department at Basalt High School extends appreciation to our supporters. Many people have donated time, money, materials and encouragement to our organization. In one way or another they contributed to the success of our students’ projects and the fabulous art show. Our administrators, Jim Waddick and Tim Root, continue to support artistic endeavors. The staff at the school gave up space and time to set up the show, particularly Mike Green, Forrest Grosh and Eric Pedersen. We always appreciate our custodial staff for dealing with the art department messes and extra requests.The following organizations donated money or materials: Valley Lumber, Roaring Fork Education Foundation, Doug and Julie Pratte, Glenwood Spring Art Guild and Theodore Guy Association.We would like to thank our judges: Annie Brooks, Jacinda O’Neal, Lucas Quisenberry, Lea Zugschwerdt, Matt Hays and Leroy Duroux. Congratulations to all of our winners. Sophia Clark won Best of Show and Maggie Summers won People’s Choice. The following students all received ribbons: Vanessa Way, Wylie Chenoweth, Nick Johnson, Hayden Hughes, Matt Cole, Amy Brumet, Darren Duroux, Maggie Summers, Dayle Duran, Sophia Clark, Alia Munger, Andy Mayer, Ryan Jankila, Kelli VanPortfleit, Nelsi Medrano, Megan Southward, Mikey Penny, Jim Knous, Heather Conder, Shawn Mikulyuk, Taylor DeWind, Kate Wilson, Michael Wieben, Laura Wille, Darbi Scherer, Brad Denton, Maddie Hoffman, Zack Southward, Alex Giglio, Kady Pfieffer, Alyssa Leslie, Sam Christiansen, Emmanuel Vargas, Jackie Knous, Hannah Bacheldor, Shelby Holmes, Katy Mulcahy, Anne Schwener, Kristin Colona, Emily Gustafson, Erin Waddick, Brett Boyle, Kate Wilson, Brittany Guglielmo, Emily Taets, Trevor Kroeger, Jill Rousanen, Trey Bloomer, Jahazel Ramos, Chaz Capobianco, Zack Baker and Eric Hartune.This year we have seen many talented artists emerge. We hope to continue to grow and see more and more fantastic projects.Tish McFee and Sunny Wilson Basalt
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