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Power APAC Visual Arts Students Win Top Awards at 'Outstanding Artists of the Future' Show

JPS visual arts students were recognized at the "Outstanding Artists and Artisans of the Future," a yearly high school art show and competition held as part of the Chimneyville Arts Festival. More than 35 works of art produced by Power APAC students were selected for display at the competition. Four of the students received awards and cash prizes. Senior visual art student Charles Rounds, was awarded Best of Show, indicating that his was the most oustanding of all the art entries in the competition. Moriah Roland, a junior, and Desmond Young, a senior, received High Merit awards. Junior Sara Dumas received an Honorable Mention award.

Desmond Young, Sarah Dumas, Moriah Roland, Charles Rounds
Chimneyville "Outstanding Artists and Artisans of the Future" winners from Power APAC are (from left) Desmond Young, High Merit; Sarah Dumas, Honorable Mention; Moriah Roland, High Merit; and Charles Rounds, Best of Show.

The Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi sponsors the "Outstanding Artists and Artisans of the Future" art show as part of the Chimneyville Arts Festival. The mission of the organization is to preserve, promote, market, educate and encourage excellence in regional crafts, believing that regular contact with the skilled work of the hand enhances both producers' and patrons' lives.