Winners of the Student Art Awards are chosen by a committee based on criteria that includes academic success, community service, and extra-curricular involvement. Here are the winners of the Student Art Awards:
Vocal Music: Paige Schumacher –
Quincy Senior High School: Paige, a senior at Quincy Senior High School, is involved in concert choir, show choir, theatre crew, National Honor Society, is the all-school president of student council, and is editor in chief of the Quippi Yearbook. She expresses her passion for the arts through photography, graphic design, and volunteering throughout the community. Paige is the daughter of Ryan and Kate Schumacher.
Instrumental Music: Audra Tweedell – Quincy Senior High School: Audra, a senior, has played percussion for the Quincy Senior High School concert band and pep band, been a drumline member in the marching band for four years, and played keyboard for the jazz band. Additionally, Audra is involved in concert choir, madrigal choir, National Honor Society, beta club, the pom squad, operation serve, show choir, QHS musicals, and is an all-state musician. Audra is the daughter of Jeff and Sharon Tweedell and has two sisters, Taylor and Lauren.
Theater/Performing Arts: Ethan Duesterhaus – Quincy Senior High School: Ethan, a senior, has served as a sound crew member in the theatre department at Quincy Senior High School for numerous plays and musicals. He is involved in theatre guild, the International Thespian Society, concert choir, madrigal choir, and is an Illinois all-state musician. Ethan is the son of Tim and Teresa Duesterhaus.