Recap: George Rodrigue Foundation Of The Arts’ 4th Annual Art Contest In New Orleans
Jacques and George Rodrigue (Photo Credit: Keith Adams)
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) recently held its 4th annual Art Contest in partnership with the Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Scholarships and awards were presented at a luncheon this past Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans. Trinity Hartman of Terrytown, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School in Gretna, was the overall senior winner. Alfonso Vaca-Loyola of Bossier City, a junior at Airline High School, was the overall junior winner.
The GRFA selected the top art submissions from Louisiana high school juniors and seniors who will share $45,000 in college scholarships and be featured in a new Louisiana Culinary Heritage Cookbook. Fifteen finalists were chosen from 600 entries statewide.
George Rodrigue and Winner Trinity Hartman (Photo Credit: Keith Adams)
Fabian Castello (Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation Chair), Alice Glenn (LRAEF Executive Director), George Rodrigue, Winner Trinity Hartman, John Eastman (Past LRAEF Chair) (Photo Credit: Keith Adams)
All Finalist – Top row: Brooke Bourgeois, Allyson Sutton, Kalli Padgett, Alexa Holland, George Rodrigue, Trinity Hartman (Senior Winner), Rebecca Maples, Kristen Kaluba, Grandmother standing in for Brianna Despenza (unable to attend), Alex Hope Rosenzweig, Haley Dupont
Bottom Row: Alfonso Vaca-Loyola (Junior winner), Dwayne Dominick Jr., Tye Anderson, James Dupont, Alex Richardson (Photo Credit: Keith Adams)