Four RMS students earn regional awards for art

A horse sculpture earned Riverview  student Kortney Konz a Gold Key in the Regional Scholastic Art contest.
A horse sculpture earned Riverview student Kortney Konz a Gold Key in the Regional Scholastic Art contest. Photo provided.

Twelve Riverview Middle School students participated in the regional Scholastic Art competition held in Fort Wayne.

This contest involves all students in the Midwest grades seven through 12. There were more than 4,200 entries in the contest.

Four Riverview students' works were selected as winners, with two earning Gold Keys, the top award.

Seventh-grader Guner Little won a Gold Key for his photograph of rain on a car window.

Seventh-grader Kortney Konz also won a Gold Key for constructing a horse sculpture of mostly recycled materials including ceramic, plastic bottles, papier-mâché and raffia/ straw.

Eighth-grader Paige Heagy earned a Silver Key award for her nature photography.

Eighth-grader Chrissa Raddenbach created a stained glass piece and with a tribute to Jackson Pollock, American splatter painter. Her work earned an honorable mention.

The winning pieces will be on display at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art from Feb. 9 to April 6.