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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Art Contest Winners Share $45,250

On Saturday, April 16th, the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts awarded $45,250 in college scholarships to 16 talented Louisiana students. Finalists in the 2016 Art Contest represent cities across the state including Jefferson, Marrero, Gretna, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, DeRidder, Zachary, and Lafayette.

At the Awards Luncheon in New Orleans, these talented juniors and seniors accepted their scholarships, had their original artwork on display, and were treated to special presentation by author Wendy Rodrigue.

Congratulations to our 2016 Art Contest winners!

Junior and senior scholarship winners with Jacques Rodrigue at the Art Contest Luncheon in New Orleans.

Kourtney Aultman, our 1st place senior, was awarded a $6,000 scholarship.

Nathan Vogel placed first for the juniors.

Click here to view a photo album from the Luncheon and see the complete list of the scholarship winners in the 2016 Art Contest.

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