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Fort Bend ISD students advance in 2020 Houston Rodeo Art Show (1/24/2020)

FORT BEND ISD (January 24, 2020) – Kudos to the 17 Fort Bend ISD visual arts students – representing two elementary, two middle and four high schools – who have advanced to the Grand Prix level of the 2020 Houston Rodeo Art Show. They will compete against students from area districts for selection as Grand Champion, Reserve-Grand Champion or Auction winners.


The following are the FBISD students who earned Best of Show, Gold Medal and Special Merit awards during the most recent phase of the competition. They were among 45 FBISD students named finalists after competing in the District show.


Best of Show Winners:

  • Chelsea Tang, Dulles High School, 12th grade
  • Grace Park, Fort Settlement Middle School, 8th grade
  • Rosy Valdez Moto, Mission Glen Elementary, 1st grade
  • Brandon Rodriguez, Elkins High School, 12th grade


Their teachers are Kayla Munson (Dulles HS), Donna Pierce (Fort Settlement MS), Linda Stockton (Mission Glen ES) and Jeanne Melton (Elkins HS). 


Gold Medal Winners:

  • Tong Wang, Elkins High School, 9th grade
  • Jaydan Kisinger, Elkins High School, 11th grade
  • Tingyu Wu, Quail Valley Middle School, 7th grade
  • Aadhiya Anbalagan, Settlers Way Elementary, kindergarten


Their teachers include Ryan Morales (Elkins HS), Amy Lucchesi (Elkins HS), DeJaun Hickerson (Quail Valley MS) and Amanda Levermann (Settlers Way ES).


Special Merit Winners:

  • Edward Chen, Elkins High School, 12th grade
  • Stammy Gao, Elkins High School, 10th grade
  • Catherine Roswell, Bush High School, 12th grade
  • Saira Khan, Clements High School, 11th grade
  • Grace Andrews, Clements High School, 12th grade
  • Abigail Sreshta, Clements High School, 10th grade
  • Zhenying Ding, Clements High School, 11th grade
  • Amaris Shi, Clements High School, 10th grade
  • Richard Zhang, Clements High School, 10th grade


Their art teachers are Ryan Morales (Elkins HS), Kimberly Bolt (Bush HS) and Kelly Chen (Clements HS). 


The following are samples of the outstanding student artwork.


Rodeo Art 2020