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Best In Show Award

The Best in Show award is awarded to one entry in each class, regardless of category, with the highest ranking from the State Gallery judges.

This year's Class B BEST IN SHOW, with 199 out of 210 possible points in the Painting (Oil and Acrylic) category, is Jessica Jaeger from Bridgewater-Emery High School.
This year's Class A BEST IN SHOW, with 195 out of 210 possible points in the Painting (Watercolor) category, is Vivian Steckline from Spearfish High School.
This year's Class AA BEST IN SHOW, with 193 out of 210 possible points in the Three-Dimensional (3D) category, is Hailey Wagner from Yankton High School.

 

Overall Team Champion Award

The Overall Team Champion Award is awarded to one school in each class that accumulates the most sweepstakes points across all State Gallery categories.

The Class B RUNNER-UP is Northwestern High School and their coach, Jennifer Schell.
This year's Class B CHAMPION is Parker High School and their coach, Dave Fuller.
The Class A RUNNER-UP is Vermillion High School and their coach, Justin Brunick.
This year's Class A CHAMPION is Spearfish High School and their coach, Lisa Howard.
The Class AA RUNNER-UP is SF Washington High School and their coach, Matt Schuldt.
This year's Class AA CHAMPION is Brookings High School and their coach, John Livingston.

State Visual Arts

2019 South Dakota High School Winter Academic Achievement Teams

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The South Dakota High School Activities Association has announced their 2018-19 winter academic achievement teams. This list is comprised of varsity fine arts and athletic teams who received a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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2019 High School Visual Arts Competition, Results

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The 2019 South Dakota high school Visual Arts competition took place in Rapid City over the weekend at the convention center of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Check out the full results from the event.

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Writers of the Iron Road

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Two South Dakota perspectives on freight train graffiti.

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