Gwinnett Daily Post

A-PLUS ART: Two Brookwood High School seniors are winners in the the 2024 Seventh District Congressional Art Competition, which was announced this weekend by Rep. Lucy McBath.

In a ceremony held May 11 at the Lawrenceville Arts Center, McBath welcomed participating students and their families to celebrate their artwork and announce the top three winning pieces.

Brookwood’s Whitney Yeboah placed first for a work called “Kingsley,” while Madison Algier of Centennial High placed second for her work called “Dissociation” and Brookwood’s Beruhe Fentahun placed third for a piece called “Children’s Beauty.”

“It is extremely important to me that we encourage and support a love of the arts among young people,” McBath said. “This year’s art competition was the result of teachers and parents who recognized the remarkable talents of these students and provided opportunities for them to create some truly extraordinary artwork. I am so proud of every single student who participated, and I send my congratulations to our top three winners!”

In total, McBath’s office received 52 submissions from students across 13 local high schools.

Yeboah’s work will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel at the U.S. Capitol. while Fentahun’s work will be displayed in McBath’s Duluth district office.

Pictured from left to right: Madison Algier, Rep. McBath, Beruhe Fentahun, Whitney Yeboah