Wakefield Art students swept the Visual Arts category in the 22nd Annual Vince Kaspar Prizes for Excellence in the Arts! The Vince Kaspar Awards are sponsored every year by the Vietnam Veterans of America’s 227 Chapter and the Memorial Day Writer’s project and is open to all students in Arlington, Falls Church and Vienna. Here are the contest winners!
First Prize and the winner of $300.00, goes to Isaiah Calfee, for his photo entitled, “Happy Boy”.
Second Prize and the winner of $200.00, is Jennifer Chavez-Rivas, for her photo “Torn”.
Third Prize and the winner of $100.00, is Ryan Kovich, for his photo, “Breadline”. We also have 3 Honorable Mention winners who have won $25 each: Lucy Boggs for her photo, “Supershot”, Aziza Hasen for “See the Light” and Sierra Saunders for her photo entitled, “The Letter”.
In total, our very own Wakefield artists have won $675 in prize money and a beautiful limited edition coin from the Vietnam Veterans.
A big congratulations goes out to these young artists and their teacher, Jina Davidson!