REC hosts art calendar contest
Recently, REC held the annual art calendar contest for students within REC’s service territory. The winning artwork submitted will be used in the calendar given to the members at REC’s 83rd Annual Meeting.
Students from nine schools: Alex, Cement, Elmore City-Pernell, Lindsay, Maysville, Ninnekah, Paoli, Wayne and Wynnewood submitted 134 entries. REC received submissions from students in fifth grade through 12th.
Entries needed to include an rural electricity theme and contain the letters REC. Students were allowed to use their desired medium on an 8 ½ x 11 inch paper.
REC had local member artists:Valerie Beck and Nancy McGee, anonymously select the winners for the contest. Beck is a former art teacher and artist from Lindsay and McGee is a former art teacher from Pauls Valley and artist from Elmore City. The judges selected the front cover art winner along with each month's winners. The cover art winner won $100 while the individual month winners won $50 each.
The front cover art winner is Ever Juarez from Lindsay. Monthly calendar winners include: Areaunna Tucker from Ninnekah, Brylee Moore from Lindsay, Tiffany Castro from Ninnekah, Kylee Byrum from Lindsay, Gabriella Walker from Ninnekah, Skiliey Turner from Cement, LMS Team: Dusty Ramsey, Maxon Simonton and Keagyn Gibson from Lindsay, Emma Heath from Wynnewood, Lydia Moore from Wynnewood, Kasey Fieds from Wynnewood, Kaiton Robbins from Lindsay, Braelyn Fowler from Lindsay and Natalie Cottrell from Lindsay.