Monroe City student named winner of Sixth Congressional District art competition

Spence Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Spence of Monroe City High School was awarded first place in the Sixth Congressional District art competition with her piece titled "Indefinite." | Photo courtesy of the office of Congressman Sam Graves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Congressman Sam Graves recently announced the winners of the annual Sixth Congressional District Art Competition. Kaitlyn Spence of Monroe City High School was awarded first place in the competition for her piece titled “Indefinite.”

In a press release, Graves said, “Our young artists in north Missouri have once again submitted some impressive artwork. It’s always an honor to be able to showcase it. Thanks to all who participated in this year’s competition and congratulations to our winners.”

High school students from across north Missouri submitted artwork for this year’s competition. The artwork was judged by Northwest Missouri State University’s Art Department. The first-place artwork will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel in the U.S. Capitol complex, with the second-place artwork displayed in Graves’ Kansas City district office and the third-place artwork displayed in Graves’ St. Joseph district office.

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