Hankins, other Maumelle art students honored

Elizabeth "Izzy" Hankins

Elizabeth "Izzy" Hankins, a junior at Maumelle High School, was among the students honored last Saturday at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock.

Hankins was one of 58 students from around the state that participated in this year’s Governor’s Young Artist Competition. 

Hankins’ piece, along with 60 others, are on display at the mansion.

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In other art news, four Maumelle High School students were honored by the Arkansas Young Artist Association.

They are:

  • Casey Cutting 

  • Jana Bracken 

  • Kristopher McNeal 

  • Kaitlin Albey

The competition was virtual this year due to the ongoing pandemic and judges looked at more than 2,200 pieces from more than 30 schools from across Arkansas.

Jana Bracken - 2nd place in Pencil/Graphite, (Abstract/Non-Objective)
Casey Cutting - 3rd place in First-Year: All Reproductions, black/white or color
Kaitlin Albey - 4th place in Tempra, (Expressive)
Kristopher McNeal - Honorable Mention in Pencil/Graphite, (Expressive)