Seventeen students to display art at Houston Rodeo
Seventeen Pearland Independent School District artists will display their art in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Hayloft Gallery this March.
These students won best of show, gold medal and special merit for their Western-themed art during rodeo art judging Jan. 15.
Best of Show:
Jayce Bugarin, Magnolia – Yellow Cacti
Madi Lwin, PJH West – Yipee!
Faith Victoria Ni, DHS – Holy Cow
Skyla Thalji, PHS – Dreamer
Kaydence Cueto, Magnolia – Rosebelle
Sophia Fu, DHS – Parade in the City
Chelsea Hodge, DHS – Man’s Best Friend
Lauren Oishi, Berry Miller JH – Unspoken Understanding
Saada Bower, PHS – After a Day
Sarah Buchanan, DHS – Hog Heaven
Marissa Devivar, DHS – Dairy or the Prairie
Sophia Lin, DHS – A Sleeping Champ
Vidya Muthupillai, DHS – Western Cowgirl
Emilie Prince, DHS – Dynamic Duo
Chelsea Tran, PHS – 8 Second Rush
Wendy Xie, DHS – Water Break
Katelyn Yacuk, Turner CCHS – Meeting of the Minds
Established in 1964, the rodeo’s School Art Program draws more than 300,000 Western-themed entries by pre-K through 12th-grade students each year. During the show, approximately 60 pieces of art selected by judges are auctioned for student awards and the rodeo’s educational fund.