Students Recognized in Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Show

On January 26, 2021, Magnolia ISD teachers delivered the Rodeo Art Finalist artworks to the NRG Center for the final round of judging, performed by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art Committee.  The School Art Committee Judges reviewed all of the district’s artwork entries and selected Best of Show, Gold Medal, and Special Merit Award winners for all categories.  We’re pleased to report the results of this show.  


Best of Show Senior High

“Drip” by Lily Lyons Grade 9, Magnolia West High School, teacher Regina Michael


Best of Show Junior High

“Good Morning” by Catherine Hart, Grade 8, Bear Branch Junior High, teacher Kent Byers


Best of Show Elementary

“Western Runaway” by Daine Swirczek, Grade 5, Bear Branch Intermediate, teacher Tara Ratliff


Gold Medal Award Senior High

“Well, Howdy Sunshine! ” by Mackenzie Bayless, Grade 11, Magnolia West High School, Teacher Cheyanna Snook


Gold Medal Award Senior High

“Grazing at Dusk” by Katherine Grace Rutledge, Grade 11, Magnolia West High School, Teacher Cheyanna Snook


Gold Medal Award Junior High

“Winter at Nightfall” by Sophia Phillip, Grade 8, Bear Branch Junior High, teacher Kent Byers


Gold Medal Award Elementary

“Prickly and Proud” by Rubi Nguyen Grade 4, Ellisor Elementary, Teacher Sarah Matej


Special Merit Award Senior High

“Curious Brood”, by Amanda Nunn, Grade 10, Magnolia High School, Teacher Rubi Ramirez


Special Merit Award Senior High

“Morning Bliss” by Jacqueline Degollado, Grade 12, Magnolia West High School, Teacher Regina Michael


Special Merit Award Senior High

“Spitting Image” by Emily Chartrand, Grade 10, Magnolia High School, Teacher Rubi Ramirez