K-12 Private Christian School in Northwest Houston, TX

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Secondary Art Winners 2021

On Tuesday, January 19, the Private and Parochial School Rodeo Art competition judging took place at NRG Stadium. All entries were delivered on Tuesday and returned Wednesday after the judging. CCS middle school and high school students entered and all received Finalists ribbons in their respective divisions.

The Best of Show, Gold Medal and Special Merit were selected from those students that received Finalist’s honors.

  • Tyson Anding (grade 10) won the Best of Show for the entire Private District with her scratchboard art of a vulture. Tyson’s art will be on exhibit at the Hayloft Gallery during the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and go on to compete with the Public School District winners for the auction. She will be receiving a trophy along with the opportunity to apply to the Glassell Jr. School of Art Summer program and/or the Western Art Academy Summer program in Kerrville, TX under the direction of Schreiner University where students receive three hours of college credit if they complete the course with a passing grade.
  • Receiving the Special Merit Award that included the Western Art Academy Scholarship were:
    • Abigail Sanders (grade 11)
    • Claire Achterkirch (grade 11)
    • Gabby Jaster (grade 10)
    • Verena Shatby (grade 9)

Other CCS students receiving the Finalists Ribbons are:

Middle School (all in grade 7):

  • Cailea Chalton
  • Hudson Dennis
  • Sophie Fransen
  • Ethan Grumbles
  • Katie Martin
  • Maddy McKnight
  • Jackson Potts
  • Ellie Wisenbaker
  • Grace Wright
  • Zak Wright

High School:

  • Madison Fowler (9)
  • Marko Micic (9)
  • Zach Thibodeaux (10)
  • Parker Coates (10)
  • Jalen Young (11)

All artwork will be on display in the West Gym Foyer or the display case in Building A during the spring semester.

Congratulations to all our winners, fantastic job! Continue to use your artistic gifts to honor God in all you do.