Student’s artwork wins district, advances to state competition

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 May 2016 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

MEDINA – Janell Slomba, a sophomore at Roy-Hart, holds artwork she created free hand that won the High School Patriotic Art Contest at the Post and District level for the VFW. She was recognized during Monday’s Memorial Day service at State Street Park in Medina.

Janell’s artwork now advances to the state competition through the VFW. Janell thanked her art teacher Cristine Lucas for encouraging her to develop her talent.

The VFW this fall will have writing contests open to middle and high schoolers. For more information, stop by the Post at 216 East Center St. or check the organization’s Facebook page by clicking here.