Evening with the Arts celebrates creativity
Pocahontas County High School and Marlinton Middle School students displayed their artistic talents at the PCHS Auditorium last week during the Evening with the Arts and spring concert.
PCHS symphonic and jazz bands provided entertainment and wowed the crowd with their talents. Band director Ryan Ullman announced that the symphonic band received a two rating at state ratings and were a hair shy of receiving a one ﾖﾠa perfect score.
Diane Nelson and Margaret Bakerﾒs art students had a variety of artwork on display, which received accolades from the Marlinton Womanﾒs Club.
Winners from the high school categories are:
Acrylic: first place, tie between Rebecca Jerome and Sarah Riffey; second place, Sabrina Currence; and third place, Elizabeth Kelley.
Oil: first place, Sarah Riffey; second place, Rebecca Jerome; and third place, Elizabeth Kelley.
Scratchboard: first place, Amber Beverage; and second place, Jason McPeak.
Colored Pencil: first place, Natashia Brewer; second place, Sabrina Currence; and third place, Georg Faerber.
Marker: first place, Amber Beverage; second place, Marka Kane; and third place, Natashia Brewer.
Tempera Paint: first place, Trista Day; second place, Miranda McMillion; and third place, Kristen Bennett.
Pen and Ink: first place, Morgan Leyzorek.
Pencil: first place, Amy Bennett; second place, Elizabeth Kelley; and third place, Rebekah Anderson.
Mixed Media: first place, Rebecca Jerome; second place, Santana Beck; and third place, Brooke Riffe.
Charcoal: first place, Sarah Riffey.
Watercolor: first place, Rebecca Jerome; second place, Brooke Riffe; and third place, Mari May.
Middle school winners are:
Abstract: first place, Jacob Hefner; second place, tie between Marley Brust and Ashley Wilt; and third place, Alli Honaker.
Still Life: first place, Laura Leyzorek; second place, Savannah Davis; and third place, Nicholas Wyatt.