to the following Keller ISD art students for qualifying and participating in the State Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) Competition, sponsored by The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA),
held at Bryan High School in Bryan ISD, April 13-14.
Students and their artworks were interviewed by certified judges who evaluated their work, as well as their understanding of the art processes involved in the development of their artwork. While the artworks were being judged, students also participated in professional workshops, lectures, slide presentations, and demonstrations.
There were 24,000 students who participated in 25 regional VASE events this year. Out of the 1,430 state qualifiers, only 150 artworks were honored with the Gold Seal Award out of the entire state of Texas, four of which were awarded to KISD students are
Fossil Ridge High
Timber Creek High
Central High School
– Coached by: James Kauitzsch, Denise Massie, and Jay Asp
Fossil Ridge High School –
Coached by: Shelly Hye and Mike Aiken
Keller High School –
Hyn (Eric) Lee
Coached by: Liz Bonham, Karen Jacobi, Susan Thillen and Kristi Laurent
Timber Creek High School –
Coached by: Christina Fitch, Camille Kerr and B. Nowell