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La Porte ISD artists advance to Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Show

Winners of the show, which was held at the James H. Baker Sixth Grade Campus, will advance to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Show this spring.

Brittany McWhorter, a junior at La Porte High School, was the Best of Show winner at the high school level, with freshman Fatima Adame winning a gold medal.

Lomax Junior High School eighth grader Perla Quintana won Best of Show in the junior high division, and Lomax Junior High eighth grader Edyamin Hinjosa won the gold medal.

In the elementary competition, Tyler Harmon, a fourth grader at College Park Elementary, and Valentina Suarez, a first grader at La Porte Elementary, won Best of Show and a gold medal, respectively.

The students will have their artwork on display at NRG Arena in the Hayloft Gallery throughout the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. High school students will be attending the awards show on March 11 at NRG Center.