Davis Announces 2016 Congressional Art Competition Winner
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today announced that Laura Lecybil, a senior at Springfield High School, was selected as the winner of this year’s 13th District Congressional Art Competition.
Lecybil's submission, "Chance of Precipitation…Zero Percent,” was selected by Jenny Cowgill, Decatur Arts Council Education Coordinator, from among 30 entries submitted by area high school students. The artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for one year. Lecybil will also be invited to attend the official ceremony honoring Congressional Art Competition winners from across the country later this spring in Washington, DC.
Makeyla McKinney, from Springfield High School, was selected as the second place winner with her submission, "Power," and Joseph Abe-bell, also from Springfield High School, was selected as third place winner with his submission, "I am Joseph."
Additionally, a "fan favorite" was chosen by Davis' Facebook followers. Winning with 23 likes was Sarah Ginnard, from Hillsboro High School, with her submission, "Glenn Shoals."