Arts center recognizes student artists

Arts center recognizes student artists

Feb 27, 2019

VALDOSTA – Nearly 1,000 student art works are on display at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, representing approximately 50 regional schools for Youth Art Month. 

One of three parts – the Valdosta State University Invitational High School Art Competition – awarded 14 honorable mentions: Sara Grace Skinner (Berrien High School), Hannah McLean (Berrien High School), Anahi Valencia (Brooks County High School), Abigail Sadler (Central High School, Carrollton), Haley Thompson (Central High School, Carrollton), Daniella Cruz (Coffee High School), Devin Cherry (Hamilton County High School), Halle Gandy (Lowndes High School), Jaliyah Brantley (Lowndes High School), Jaliyah Brantley (Lowndes High School), Wenting Ou (Lowndes High School), Camille DeGuevara (Peach County High School), Megan Schminky (Thomas County Central High School), Charles Kugler (Valwood School), center representatives said.

Three top placements are Avery Barnett (Berrien High School), Kenzie Freeman (Lowndes High School), Ashlynn Runyon (Perry High School), and Best In Show: Abigail Sadler (Central High School, Carrollton).

The Turner Center for the Arts invites the public to visit the Youth Art Month galleries, 527 N. Patterson St., on display until Wednesday, March 20. For more information: Call (229) 247-2787 or visit