District 210 students selected to participate in Illinois High School Art Exhibition
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Thirteen District 210 students have been selected to participate in the Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE), to be held in Chicago, Illinois on February 26, 2017.

The IHSAE includes the work of more than 500 student artists from 110 Illinois high schools. Participating high schools can submit a maximum of 25 pieces of student artwork into the competition, and a judging panel selects up to five pieces of artwork per school for inclusion in the exhibition.

The opening reception or this year's general exhibition will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Zhou B Art Center, located at 1029 West 35th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60609.

Participating students from District 210 are:

• Alyssa Boyles: Lincoln-Way West
• Savanna Rusch: Lincoln-Way West
• Haley Jablonski: Lincoln-Way West
• Emily Davis: Lincoln-Way West
• Kailan Carter: Lincoln-Way West
• Halle Brne: Lincoln-Way East
• Kate Weithers: Lincoln-Way East
• Jennifer Wiznuik: Lincoln-Way East
• Alissa Barr: Lincoln-Way East
• Connor Dennelly: Lincoln-Way Central
• Julia Roessler: Lincoln-Way Central
• Sabrina Swanson: Lincoln-Way Central
• Kayla Ray: Lincoln-Way Central

"The IHSAE show is an amazing venue and opportunity for student artists,” says Lincoln-Way Art Department Chair, Phil Labriola. “Not only do they get to display their artwork in a competitive gallery environment, but they also are afforded the opportunity for scholarship money from colleges that attend the exhibition."

The 2017 IHSAE is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is the advancement of visual arts education through exhibition. The organization is run by full-time art educators who collaborate with corporate sponsors, art schools, colleges, universities, and participating high schools to celebrate the artistic talents of Illinois high school art students. Through nation-wide college partnerships, students have received over $30 million in college scholarships and $15,000 in awards.