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  • Congressional Choice Award

    Posted by Robert Richard on 5/4/2022

    Fresh off her (WHHS first) Gold Seal Award Saturday at State, Belle Galvez has another accomplishment to add to her list this year.

    On Saturday, while she was at state, back in Fort Worth, the Congressional Art Show was going on.

    While not present, she received the Congressional Choice Award (another first for WHHS).

    Her art will hang in Kay Granger's Congressional Office in Washington DC for the next year.

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  • Texas State Art Competition

    Posted by Robert Richard on 5/2/2022

    On April 29-30, Mrs. LaForge and I took WHHS artists Dorian Leyva, Belle Galvez, and Mercedes Henderson to the Texas State Art Competition. They had to advance from the regional competition first to get there.

    First, they all received Gold Medals, which means they scored a perfect score. This year, only about 800 students earned a perfect score in Texas, and we had three of them.

    At our school we also had, for the first time ever, a student, Belle Galvez, receive a Gold Seal for her entry. Out of 31,000 VASE entries, 150 artworks were awarded the Gold Seal Award.  These top 150 entries will tour the state until November. In Fort Worth ISD, only Western Hills and Arlington Heights had a Gold Seal winner.  A remarkable and rare honor.

    While on this trip, our students also got to visit the San Antonio Museum of Art and the River Walk on Friday, before the State Event, on Saturday.



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