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Ten Davenport Students and Staff Win Awards at Art Invitational

Students talking at art exhibit

Photo courtesy of Quad City Arts.

Ten Davenport Community Schools students and staff were among the many who received a total of more than $3,000 in cash and gift certificates at the 41st Annual High School Art Invitational at Quad City Arts. Congratulations to the following:

  • Lauren Pearson (CHS) – Juror’s Choice Award for Artistic Excellence
  • Makayla Smith (CHS/CAA) – The Cutting Edge Award sponsored by Cutting Edge Productions
  • Aidan Blumentritt (NHS) – The Natural World Award sponsored by Ralph Iaccarino
  • Olivia Reynolds (CHS/CAA) – Carlos Centroe Award for Excellence
  • Alex Kopp (NHS) – Living Lands & Waters Award for use of Recycled Materials, 1st Place
  • Katie Melville (WHS) – Quad City Arts’ Staff Award, 1st Place
  • Lea Grady (CHS) – Hilltop Campus Village Award
  • Cody Martens (WHS) – Award for Excellence in Film sponsored by Dphlims
  • Charleston Balsar (CAA / CHS) – The Rock Island Art Guild Members’ Selection
  • Mr. David Schaeffer (NHS) – 1st place Teacher Award