Monroe City High School student places second in annual 6th Congressional District art competition

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MONROE CITY, Mo. — Congressman Sam Graves recently announced the winners of the annual 6th Congressional District art competition.

Kaitlyn Spence of Monroe City High School was awarded second place for her piece titled “Girl on Fire.” Spence’s artwork will be displayed in Graves’ Washington, D.C., office.

“North Missouri is home to some incredibly creative young artists. Once again, they’ve submitted some very impressive artwork. Thanks to all who participated in this year’s competition and congratulations to our winners,” Graves said in a press release.

High school students from across north Missouri submitted artwork for this years’ competition. The artwork was judged by North Central Missouri College’s Art Department.

‘Girl on Fire’ by Kaitlyn Spence

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