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Creative young minds celebrated at Evening with the Arts

The Marlinton Woman’s Club hosted its annual Evening with the Arts last Thursday. The Opera House was filled with the scent of lilacs as guests perused displays of Pocahontas County elementary, middle and high school students’ art. In addition to the art show, guests enjoyed music and poetry recitations by local students and homemade sweets provided by the Woman’s Club. L.D. Bennett photos

Marlinton Woman’s Club hosted its annual Evening with the Arts Thursday at the Pocahontas County Opera House.

The room was decorated with bouquets of lilacs as guests perused the art show and enjoyed music and poetry recitations offered by local students.

 Cash prizes were awarded to the winners in the Pocahontas County High School Art Show: $20 for first place, $10 for second and $5 for third place.

The winners in each category are:

Marker: first place, Cammie Ryder; second, Maria Workman; third, David Gibb.

Pen and Ink: first, Tessa Kiner; second, Kayla Sharp; third, Jaime Wallis.

Watercolor: first, Maria Workman; second, Jennalee Meck and Tessa Kiner; third, Jennalee Meck.

Pencil: first, Josie McCarty; second, Daphne Hilleary; third, Hunter Curran.

Pencil Portrait: first, Maria Workman; second, Logan Hively; third, Ryliegh Vaughan.

Mixed: first, Eden Lester; second Taylor Alderman; third, Matthew Moore and Kylian Dennison.

Tempera Paint and Watercolor: first, Stephen Lester; second Rachel Burns and Daphne Hilleary; Rayna Smith and Josey Duncan.

Colored Pencil: first, Joslyn Simmons; second, Jaime Wallis; third, Sarah Warder.

Acrylic: first, Ryliegh Vaughan; second, Lindsay Browning and Kylian Dennison; third, Brienna Oscar and Ty Cochran.

Cathy Mosesso introduced Ramona Hardy, a Jake Krack fiddle student, who played three songs – “Muskrat Sally Ann,” “Girl I Left Behind Me” and “Indian Girl,” accompanied by her grandmother, Susan Burt, on the guitar.

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