Lakota West seniors Abigail Koch and Aimee Martini, as well as Lakota East seniors Alicia Morris and Alexandra Lindner were all honored for their participation in the 2012 Xavier University Regional High School Juried Exhibition.Koch won first place for her painting titled “Breakfast” and Martini earned honorable mention honors for her painting titled “Eggs.” Morris was a honorable mention for her drawing titled “Forever Engraved” and Lindner was also named honorable mention for her metals piece titled “Guitar.”
The free exhibit at the Xavier University Art Gallery in the A. B. Cohen Center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 15.
Overall, it features 149 artworks by young artists from 32 different high schools in the region. The final pieces, including 66 from Lakota East and Lakota West High School students, were selected from an original pool of more than 400 artworks competing for space in the annual exhibit.
Students participating in the exhibition include:
Lakota East High School: Nugeen Aftab, Ben Armour, Gabriel Behan, Ashley Blasy, Zachary Bush, Ben Daniels, Ellen Fleetwood, Chris Garrett, Megan Gibbons, Cory Gundy, Daniel Hannig, Alexis Hartel, Julia Higgins, Andrea Horn, Corey Howard, Bridget Kristof, Alexandra Lindner, Alicia Morris, Ashley Niederman, Jake Nutter, Wil Palmer, Lexie Redmond, Connor Steinhilber, Brittany Theodore, Ashley Jencen, Alexis Wheeler, Andrea Willging, Aubrey Williams and Ryan Yates.
Lakota West High School: Janie Allen, Annie Bierman, Jessica Blanchard, Mackenzie Cameron, Margaret Clem, John Cosby, Margaret Delnoce, Madison Diamond, Kayla DiLorenzo, Krisitan Engel, Grace Fickling, Max Fogel, Andrew Galletta, Abby Gerberick, Sam Glew, Charisma Harper, Karly Hasselfeld, Courtney Helterbridle, Amanda Hodel, Haley Hutton, Melissa Hutton, Gabrielle Jones, Abigail Koch, Kelly Kohring, Natalie Kraynak, Dylan Lawson, Aimee Martini, Mackenzie Mayo, Julie Niederlehner, Diane Pham, John Raker, Karley Sharkey, Kelsey Sheeran, Jen Simbartl, Rachel Tomasic, Erin Weatherwax and Joshua Wilder.