Congressional Art Competition Winners' Circle
First Place: “American Hometown” by Ella Bowles (Hickman High School)
Second Place: “For King and Country” by Rebecca Baker (Weaubleau High School)
Third Place: “Home of the Brave” by Bailey Brimer (Boonville High School )
People’s Choice Winner: “A Prayer to Return” by Brittney Lea Kennedy (Wheatland High School)
The winning entry will hang in the main hallway tunnel connecting the House office buildings and the Capitol in Washington for one year and will join artwork from other Congressional districts from across the country.
Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.
In the past, winners have been flown to D.C. by Southwest Airlines to attend the unveiling of winning artwork from all over the country in the Capitol.
Congresswoman Hartzler, a former school teacher in Lebanon and Belton, serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Agriculture Committee.