Page 15 - Salem Magazine Spring 2015
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                                  Newsmakers
          Terry Earns Top Art Selection
Every year, the Commonwealth of Virginia holds an art show featuring pieces from grade school students from across the state. The top winning pieces from each region are displayed at the Capitol Building in Richmond for an entire year.
Enter West Salem second-grader Elena Terry, who submitted a farm scene featuring vibrant sunshine, a bright red barn, waving scarecrow and several animals.
“Elena pays so much attention to some of the smallest details and it shows in her work,” said West Salem & G.W. Carver Art Teacher Ashley Harmon. “She has an amazing eye and she’s very talented.”
Terry’s artwork won the regional contest against high school art students twice her age. It is now displayed outside of
8th District Delegate Greg Habeeb’s Her colorful artwork will be displayed
office.
“I really enjoy using different colors and
drawing animals,” Terry said.
until January.
“I’m so proud of her,” Harmon said. “Her
talent will take her far.”
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