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Winners of Alton Elementary School 'Under the Sea' art show announced


ALTON — Winners in Alton Elementary School’s recent "Under the Sea" themed art show are among entries from 280 students. The event showcased the work of all students in the school and was part of an elaborate and colorful display by art teacher Annie Whitten that filled the halls of the school and ended with an awards ceremony.

Best of Show was awarded to Tatum Bandy, kindergarten; Justice Bradford, first grade; Arieonna Vater, second grade; Caleb Bland, third grade; Kylie Bea, fourth grade; and Jadelyn Pearson and Bella McFarland, fifth grade.

First place winners are Charlie Gray, kindergarten; Hattie Orr, first grade; Brianna Gonzalez, second grade; Charlie Palmer, third grade; Alexander Morgan, fourth grade; and Stormy Crigler fifth grade.

Second place winners are Harley Crabtree, kindergarten; Oaklee Poe, first grade; Rosie Griffin, second grade; Zoey Ellison, third grade; Kynlee Willard, fourth grade; and Bella McFarland, fifth grade.

Third place winners are Carter Schmidt, kindergarten; Smokey Crigler, first grade; Adeline Fettig, second grade; Jozalyn Bell, third grade; Sadie Lager, fourth grade; and Owen Combs, fifth grade.