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Brocton student wins Congressional Art Show

June 4, 2015
Westfield Republican

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Congressman Tom Reed visited Brocton Middle High School senior Miharu Murai Wednesday to award her Overall Winner for the 2015 Congressional Art Show. Her work will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year. The selected artwork, a self portait was created in white charcoal on black paper. Miss Murai also generously received two round trip tickets to Washington D.C. to attend the opening ceremony for the year long exhibit.

Miss Murai is a foriegn exchange student from Tokyo, Japan and has been taking several art classes with BCS art teacher Stephanie Brash. Five Runners-Up from Horseheads High School, Archbishop Walsh Academy, Ellicottville Central School, Dunkirk Sr. High School and a Homeschooled student, from Bluff Point, NY will have their art hung in Congressman Reed's Washington office for one year.

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Congressman Tom Reed visited Brocton Middle High School senior Miharu Murai Wednesday to award her Overall Winner for the 2015 Congressional Art Show. Her work will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year. The selected artwork, a self portait was created in white charcoal on black paper. Miss Murai also generously received two round trip tickets to Washington D.C. to attend the opening ceremony for the year long exhibit.
Miss Murai is a foriegn exchange student from Tokyo, Japan and has been taking several art classes with BCS art teacher Stephanie Brash. Five Runners-Up from Horseheads High School, Archbishop Walsh Academy, Ellicottville Central School, Dunkirk Sr. High School and a Homeschooled student, from Bluff Point, NY will have their art hung in Congressman Reed’s Washington office for one year.
Visit http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art—competition/ for more details on the competition.

Visit www.house.gov/content/educate/art-competition/ for more details on the competition.

 
 
 

 

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