Smith Announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition Winners

Apr 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) today announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the Third District of Nebraska. 

Artwork by the first place winner will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol. The runners-up will have their art displayed in Rep. Smith’s Washington, D.C., Grand Island, and Scottsbluff offices.

Statement by Smith:

“I want to congratulate the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition and thank all the students who submitted artwork for consideration. These wonderful pieces will be displayed in the halls of Congress as well as my offices in Washington, D.C. and Nebraska. I also want to thank all of the teachers who encourage students to exercise their talent and creativity.”

First Place: “Giraffe” by Arielle Buck of Bayard
Bayard High School
Arielle’s work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

Second Place: “Details” by Rilee Howard of Litchfield
Litchfield High School
Rilee’s work will be displayed in Smith’s Washington, D.C. office.

Third Place: “Sadie” by Haylee Vice of Falls City
Falls City High School
Haylee’s work will be displayed in Smith’s Grand Island office.

Fourth Place: “Not for Hire” by Audrey Juelfs of Potter
Potter-Dix High School
Audrey’s work will be displayed in Smith’s Scottsbluff office.