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Adam Holland


The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Show’s Hayloft Gallery at NRG Arena will feature seven works of art by La Porte ISD students in 2023.  

Students from La Porte High School, Lomax Jr. High School and College Park Elementary School earned Best of Show awards for their respective age categories in the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Show. Artists from all age levels are also represented in the Gold Medal category. 

Each January, schools across the Greater Houston area compete in the Rodeo School Art Program, with judging taking place at the district level. All work is eligible for the show’s School Art Auction, according to the Rodeo Houston website.   

Best of Show 
Breeyana Limon, La Porte High School 
John Stakes, Lomax Jr. High School 
Jacob Arnold, College Park Elementary School 

Gold Medal 
Cash Lusk, La Porte High School 
Dana Garcia, La Porte High School 
Matthew Torres, La Porte Jr. High School 
Madelyn Martinez, Heritage Elementary School 

Christina Todaro is the art teacher for the La Porte High School winners; Marisa Medelin-Ortiz and Amanda Mattox teach art at Lomax and La Porte Jr. High schools, respectively; Jami Lupold and Zaibu Ali teach art at Heritage and College Park Elementary schools, respectively.