Penn student wins Congressional Art Competition for Indiana’s 2nd District

Photo courtesy: Office of Rep. Jackie Walorski

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – A Penn High School student has been named the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Indiana’s 2nd District, U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski announced today.

Sarah Krall’s winning work, “Bearden Collage,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for the next year alongside other winners from across the country.

“Sarah’s winning artwork showcases her artistic skill and creative expression, and I can’t wait to see it displayed in our nation’s capital,” Congresswoman Walorski said. “Congratulations to Sarah on this exciting achievement! I want to thank each and every artist who participated in this year’s competition, and I encourage them to continue exploring their talents and sharing their creativity with others.”

A reception was held at the South Bend International Airport on May 15 for the students and teachers who participated in this year’s competition.

The second place award was given to Elkhart High School East student Alyson Quirk. Her work, “Mother,” will be on display in Congresswoman Walorski’s Mishawaka District Office for the next year.

Forty-four high school students in the 2nd Congressional District submitted entries in this year’s competition and a local artist helped choose the winning artwork.

Congratulations to Sarah and Alyson!


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