Two Denton ISD
students were selected to have their artwork displayed in Austin as part of the
Texas Art Education Association’s Youth Art Month Capitol Celebration, marking
the ninth consecutive year at least one district student has featured art in
the state capital.
The students had
their artwork selected from just 99 pieces that were selected to hang in the State
Capitol building as well as the Bob Bullock Museum. These students included:
Adkins Elementary - Lauren Davis, second grade
Kelley McGee is the art teacher at Adkins.
Stephens Elementary - McKenna Lange, third grade
The Blue Dog Kind
Megan Trammell is the art teacher at Stephens.
In addition, Lauren Davis
received the distinction of being selected by the First Lady of Texas Cecilia
Abbott as one of the 10 artworks chosen to hang in the Governor's business
office for the year. Youth Art Month is a national celebration in the United
States, with thousands of schools and entities across the country participating
in special events designed to recognize the artistic capabilities of students
TAEA consistently provides
avenues for children across the state to showcase their work and promotes the
importance of promoting art education and students’ artwork within their
Denton Independent School District
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