Duneland School students in Tri-County Jr/Sr HS Art Exhibition win awards

Duneland School students in Tri-County Jr/Sr HS Art Exhibition win awards

Several Chesterton High School and Middle School students participated in the 47th annual Tri-County Jr./Sr. High School Art Exhibition at South Shore Arts in Munster, Indiana.

Students participating are:

Chesterton High School seniors Allison Christian, Aidan Healy, Olivia Kroeger, Megan Koster, Isabella Pinto, Danielle Plinovich, Logan Riley, Logan Sprengel, Macey Watkins, Josh Watkins; juniors Emma Bolinger, Jessica Bouche, Matthew Brown, Sydney Bruce, Kate Caracci, Jordan Foster, Linus Majcherczyk, Tristan Reed, Stella Trent; sophomores Aubrie Li; Savannah Smith; and freshmen Alex Rubino and Summer Machnik. Chesterton High School art teachers are Colin May, Terese Maletta, Jill Smoker, Taylor McGuirl and Adam Schultz.

Chesterton Middle School eighth graders Wyatt Goodwin, Audryana Kennoy, Melena Letic, Marley Mayer, Juliana Perez, Victoria West; and seventh graders Isabel Bartkus, Mila Beale, Paige Engels, Mia Larimer, Lexi Lauzon, Chloe Link, Elizabeth Navarro, Han Phan, Cece Post, Lincoln Rhoda and Claire Vrahoretis.  CMS teacher is Jason Gast.

Receiving recognition and monetary awards this year were:


Donald H. Berwanger Scholarship Award, $2000
Allison Christian (12)

South Shore Arts Regional Awards for Young Artists, $100
Porter: Allison Christian (12)

Honorable Mention, $20
Alex Rubino (9)


Best of Show, $100
Victoria West (8)

Awards of Distinction $25
Lincoln Rhoda (7)

First in Media, $20
Victoria West (8), Mixed Media

Melanie Letic (8), Pencil/Graphic

Marley Mayer (8), Acrylic/Tempera

Victoria West (8), Charcoal

Best Overall Presentation

Chesterton Middle School

Jason Gast