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Rep. Weber Announces 2024 Art Competition Winner

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) announced the winning artwork of Texas’ 14th Congressional District’s 2024 Congressional Art Competition.

1st Place: Side by Side

Submitted by Rylan Lynch, Friendswood High School

2nd Place: First Encounter

Submitted by Anabelle Thom, Lutheran South Academy

3rd Place: Ruler of the Roost

Submitted by Claire Radtke, Friendswood High School

4th Place: Grand Champion

Submitted by Remy Keller, Lutheran South Academy

4th Place: Happy Trails and Texas Tales

Submitted by Alexandra Vargas Muraga, La Marque High School

"I am thrilled to announce the winners of our Congressional Art Competition, and the talent in Southeast Texas always blows me away," said Rep. Weber. "Rylan's artwork captures the essence of Texas and is a testament to his exceptional skill and creativity, I look forward to seeing it hang in the halls of Congress. Congratulations to the deserving winner and all participants who continue to inspire us with their remarkable artwork."

About the Congressional Art Competition

Each spring, the U.S. House of Representatives sponsors an art competition for high school students. The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents. Since then, more than 650,000 high school students have been involved in the nationwide competition. The overall winner of the art competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will also include artwork from other contest winners nationwide. All other winners' artwork will be displayed at Congressman Weber's district offices.