The results from the 2015 All-State Visual Art contest are in, and Davenport Community Schools is well represented! Each of the 111 participating students throughout Iowa submitted 10 pieces from their portfolio to be judged. 5 judges (who are college level art instructors) had the daunting task of selecting the top 22 students (based on their scores) to be awarded the distinction of the All-State Honor. 2015 All State Recipients from Davenport Community Schools are:
- 3rd place: Austin Robertson, senior from North High
- 6th place: Chloe Thompson, senior from Central High/Creative Arts Academy
- 10th place: Taylor Shaw, senior from West High/Creative Arts Academy
- 16th place: William McKay, senior from Central High/Creative Arts Academy
- 17th place: Deven Skaff, senior from North High
- 19th place: Taylor Chandler, senior from Central High/Creative Arts Academy
The awards ceremony for these wonderful artists will be held at the Des Moines Art Center on Saturday, May 2, at 2:00pm. In their first year, the Creative Arts Academy saw three of their Communication & Media Arts students (Taylor Chandler, William McKay and Taylor Shaw) and one of their Visual Arts students (Chloe Thompson) honored. In addition to all these individual awardees, congratulations also go to Central High on receiving first place in the team category, for having the highest combined total of their top 5 artists. Great job, students!