Art show winners named

BEVERLY – These students were named winners in the annual Fort Frye High School art show. Fort Frye High School art teacher is Kathy Allen-Bidwell. Winner of “Best of Show” was Koda Kell for an illustration of boots in chalk pastel.

Included is the art medium followed by the first, second, and third place winners in each category:

Charcoal – Abby Medina (first and third place) and Koda Kell; Pastel – Koda Kell, Abby Medina, and Max Alsbach; Scratch Paper – Abby Tornes, Koda Kell, and Kayla Vincent; Multi-Media – Koda Kell, Samantha Sloan, and Morgan Dyar; Ceiling Tiles – Koda Kell, Samantha Sloan, and Brenna Goodwin; Masks – Abby Medina, Brenna Goodwin, and Max Alsbach.

Clay – Jody Targonski, Courtney Floyd, and Mikaela Dyar; Sculptamold – Kristen Cline, Chelsey Schott, and Jeffery Heiss; Cardboard Relief – Madison Poole, Trey Mincks, and Zachary Hupp; Ink – Abby Medina, Abigail Baker, and Brenna Goodwin; Fashion/Design – Catherine Paugh, Tyser Shilling, and Jackie Pawloski; Styro – Abby Tornes, Max Alsbach, and Josie Schau; Paper – Rachel Phillips, Carter Lang, and Brook and Olivia; Houses (designed and built by teams) – Max and Travis, Morgan and McCaul, and Amber and Cole; Print – Koda Kell (first and second place); Automobile Design – Alex Delancey, Jeffery Heiss, and Clayton Clark.

Pencil – Amber Glidden, Kayla Vincent, and Koda Kell; Acrylics – Koda Kell, Skylar Kell, Amber Glidden; Color Pointillism – Kayla Dye, Devon Lang, and Carter Lang; Calligraphy – Carter Lang, Brianna Mock, and Devin Brooker; Portraits – Amber Glidden, Kayla Vincent, and Mikaela Dyar; Collage – Jody Targonski, Amy Brooker, and Kayla Dye; Colored Pencil – Koda Kell, Ford McElroy, and Clayton Clark; Watercolors – Courtney Floyd, Alex Delancey, and Morgan Dyar; Black and White Pointillism – Ford McElroy, Anastasia Beebe, and Clayton Clark; Mosaic – Megan Hesson, Skylar Kell, and Jeff Thieman; Full figures – Taylor Carpenter, Megan Hesson, and Eli Totman.



Head in to the Beverly Public Library for this week’s summer reading programs. Monday is Family Night from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with food, crafts, movies, stories, games and a weekly drawing for participating families. This week – painting with root vegetables.

Tuesday is for everyone, with public speakers at 1 p.m. Oliver Tucker is the featured topic for this week’s meeting.

Pre-readers get their turn Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. for Read-to-Me Story time. Crafts and snack will be provided. This week will feature gemstones. Please remember there must be an adult to stay with the child throughout the program.

School-aged children in grades 1-5 are encouraged to come to the library at 1 p.m. on Thursday for “Crystal Treats”.

Teens, Friday is for you. This week at 1 p.m. stop by the library for “Jeopardy” as you “Dig beneath the surface”.

Everyone, adults included, is reminded to keep up with their reading challenges. Reading sheets are due by July 20.

Contact the library at 984-4060 for more information about any of these free programs.

Sue Sampson is a longtime columnist for the Parkersburg News & Sentinel.