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Higley students earn honors in MLK Jr. art competition


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  • Michelle Reese/Higley Unified School District

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Students from Higley Unified School District’s Sossaman Middle School recently swept the Junior High division of the Town of Gilbert’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Art Competition.

First place winner was Stephanie Kim.

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Sossaman Middle School art teacher Rachel Coblentz with students Elise Mendez, Stephanie Kim and Paige Kaylor, who all earned awards in the Town of Gilbert’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Art Competition. Photo courtesy Higley Unified School District

Second place winner was Paige Kaylor.

Third place winner was Elise Mendez.

Kendall Calbick, a student at Higley’s Coronado Elementary School District, won first place in the elementary school division.

The students were recognized by Gilbert Mayor John Lewis at a recent meeting.

Their artwork will be on display at the Southeast Regional Library through Jan. 30.