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Shawnee Senior Kathleen Palmer Wins Congressional Art Competition!

Kathleen Palmer Wins Congressional Art Competition

Shawnee High School congratulates senior Kathleen Palmer on winning the Congressional Art Competition!  Kathleen's artwork will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol along with other winning artwork from around the country.  Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced Kathleen as the winner of the competition which is held each spring and is sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  The competition is open to all high school students and the artwork will also be featured on the the House of Representatives' Congressional Art Competition page.

In response to being announced as the winner, Palmer said "I'm very honored to have this opportunity to show my artwork on such a large scale.  I couldn't possibly explain how fantastic I feel knowing that my years spent developing my skills in art are being recognized!  My gratitude towards anyone who has supported me in my artistic ventures is infinite and I plan on continuing to build my skills for a lifetime thanks to all of the support I've received!"


Kathleen Palmer with her winning painting "Dolce"

Shawnee Senior Kathleen Palmer holds the winning artwork, titled "Dolce"