Rogers students collect 25 awards at Miss. 8 art show

Taylor Kleven received the People's Choice award for this painting.
Taylor Kleven received the People’s Choice award for this painting.


Rogers High School was very successful at the Mississippi 8 Conference Art Competition held at Big Lake May 16-17. Rogers brought 29 pieces and received 25 awards (first, second or third).

Participating schools were St. Michael-Albertville, Big Lake, Monticello and Rogers, with a total of more than 100 works.

All Rogers entrants will be on display Monday, May 20, at Rogers High School Arts Night.

Taylor Kleven of RHS got the People’s Choice award for an acrylic painting called “Midnight Snack.”

First places in various categories went to Kleven (color drawing), Lizzy Meyer (mixed media), Bobbi Jo Renneberg (jewelry), Nicole Magnuson (print making), Wyatt Vaa (ceramics), Nicole Fricke (painting, acrylic and oil), Brittany Wickoren (painting, watercolor), and Mitchell Clark (adaptive art).