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Student Voices Against Youth Violence Art Contest


Student Voices Against Youth Violence Art Contest

Congrats to Theodore High School students Jeremy Bankston, Savannah Hudson, Ana Marie Watson, and Murphy High School students Aizha Turner and Mikayla Smith for participating and earning top recognition in the Inaugural Student Voices Against Youth Violence Art Contest.

More than 30 students created art for the contest. For an entire month, the artwork will be displayed at The Shoppes at Bel Air. The event was hosted by the Mobile Police Department and Mobile United. Kelsie Perine of the Cody Road Boys and Girls Club of South Alabama presented the certificates.

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All participants are applauded for rendering their expressions about youth violence. A special thanks to art instructors Christy LeGros of Theodore High School, Lillie Torrans of Murphy High School, and Michele Stroecker of Baker High School.

Theodore High School Artists:
Rikki Mingus, Autumn Brookes, Otasia Barron, Alexa Padgett, Skylar Broadus, Kaleigh Sharpe, Kalaya Bounthon, Arianna Davis, Lilly Dedeaux, Lindsey Imsand, Haleigh Taylor, Ronald Moody, Weston Kennedy, Bailey Capps, Joy Cooper, Kelley Richardson, Emma Hufff, Amber Shields, Wesley Townson, Drake Weber

Murphy High School Artists:
Waiter Williams, Cameron Jenkins, Jahala Watson, Kennedy Horn, Tameria Washington, Keianna Carey

Baker High School Artist:
Carlos Montes

Art Contest Entries Earning Top Place



For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

Contact Phone #: 251-208-1926 Contact Email: charlette.solis@cityofmobile.org or donald.wallace@cityofmobile.org

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