Published On: Tue, Nov 15th, 2016

CHS Life Skills students win art awards

ART WINNERS: The following students in the Life Skills classroom at Cherokee High School recently won awards at several area fairs: shown (left-right) back row – Nathan Gaddis, Jimmy Welch, Destyni Johnson, Daniel Tramper; front row – Dustin Pheasant, Gabby Mejorado, and Andy Watty.  (CCS Photo)

ART WINNERS: The following students in the Life Skills classroom at Cherokee High School recently won awards at several area fairs: shown (left-right) back row – Nathan Gaddis, Jimmy Welch, Destyni Johnson, Daniel Tramper; front row – Dustin Pheasant, Gabby Mejorado, and Andy Watty. (CCS Photo)

 

Seven students in the Life Skills classroom at Cherokee High School have recently displayed their artwork at two area fairs.  Nathan Gaddis, Jimmy Welch, Destyni Johnson, Daniel Tramper, Dustin Pheasant, Gabby Mejorado, and Andy Watty entered arts and crafts into both the North Carolina Mountain State Fair and the Cherokee Indian Fair.  They are all students in Angie Parton, Ann Meuse, Trip Wright, and Trevor Cochran’s classroom at Cherokee High School.

They won the following awards at the Mountain State Fair:

  • Nathan Gaddis – first place in Mixed Media 3D with painted clay pots picture with rock salt, second place in Recycling with beaded pencil holder
  • Jimmy Welch – second place in String Art with shark
  • Destyni Johnson – first place in Jewelry with beaded necklace, second place in Model Kits with Onion Carriage from “Shrek”
  • Daniel Tramper – first place and Judge’s Choice in Dolls with his Indian Doll made out of a grocery bag, third place in Model Kits with Hawkeye Avengers motorcycle
  • Dustin Pheasant – first place in Model Kits with Black Widow Avengers motorcycle, second place in Jewelry with beaded bracelet
  • Gabby Mejorado – second place in Pottery with clay hand holding a clay pot, second place in 3D Watercolor with butterflies on a bush
  • Andy Watty – participant ribbon with bear head wall hanging

The students entered the following at the Cherokee Indian Fair:

  • Gaddis – Cherokee rock, beaded pencil holder, painted clay pots picture, brown grocery bag Indian Doll, string art basket
  • Welch – Cherokee rock, brown grocery bag Indian Doll, clay dreamcatcher, string art peace pipe
  • Johnson – Cherokee rock, clay dreamcatcher, brown grocery bag Indian Doll, string art dreamcatcher
  • Tramper – Cherokee rock, Best of Show with beaded pencil holder, first place with paintied clay pots picture, first place with brown grocery bag Indian Doll, string art canoe
  • Pheasant – Cherokee rock, string art tomahawk
  • Mejorado – Cherokee rock, clay picture frame, brown grocery bag Indian Doll, string art clay pot
  • Watty – Cherokee rock, clay dreamcatcher, brown grocery bag Indian Doll, string art arrows
  • Cherokee Central Schools