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Monday May 2, 2016

Patrick Henry Community College and the PHCC Foundation recently presented nine students with awards during the 22nd Annual Student Art Show Reception. 

The awards, which are funded by the PHCC Foundation, were conferred to the winners by Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Dr. Greg Hodges. The awards range in value from $25 to $150. The Purchase Prize, which is an award of $150, has served over the years to build a collection of student artwork that is on display in the Learning Resource Center and across the PHCC Campus.

Honorable Mentions: Magnolia by Randi Robertson of Rocky Mount. Three Shapes Still Lyfe by Catherine Oliver from Patrick Springs. Study of ‘Trees in Autumn’ by Georgia O’Keefe by Roslyn Wingett from Collinsville. Night Mind by Joni Crawford from Ridgeway.

Awards of Excellence: Study of ‘Woman Holding a Balance’ by Jan Vermeer by Casey Elkins from Stuart. Day Lily 2 – 4 by John Christian from Martinsville. Still Life by Timothy Ross from Bassett.

Best-In-Show: Mid-Tone Study by Keri Stegall from Fieldale.

Purchase Prize: Drenched in Star Dust by Erin Duffy from Bassett.

The reception and awards ceremony kicked off the Student Art Show which is on display in the Walker Fine Art Center at PHCC through May 15. The show features over 30 pieces submitted by 25 student artists from across the region.

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