Easton Teen Wins Best In Show For Drawing In Congressional Art Competition

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EASTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Two Oliver Ames High School art students have won Congressional Art Competition awards.

Aeden Marcus won Best in Show for her illustration called "Room 126" which was a depiction of her art apron. Marcus said it was a piece that summed up her time as an art student at OAHS.

Marcus, who just graduated from high school, credited and thanked Shea for paving the path for her artistic journey.

"She's the best. She just needs to accept it, she's the best," Marcus said about Ms. Shea.

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OAHS junior Tatum Perry won first place in the drawing category for her piece entitled "Tune and Tone."

"Room 126" and "Tune and Tone" will be featured in the U.S. Capitol building for a year, according to OAHS art teacher Kristyn Shea.

This is 10th time in the 13 years a student from Shea's Art Department has received an award.

WBZ NewsRadio's Chris Fama (@CFamaWBZ) reports:

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