Art students from BHS competed in the Clay It Up live competition hosted by Nixa High School. The contest called for the artists to create an object within a predetermined time frame as established by a panel of judges. The judges were ceramics professors from Missouri State University. Students competing represented high schools from Kickapoo, Nixa, Parkview and Branson. The students are under the direction of Sunshine Ridinger.
Branson students who earned recognition for their ceramic creations include:
Alyssia Juardo, hand-built sculpture; 2nd place
Milo Etz, hand-built sculpture; 3rd place
Nikki Pendergraft, wheel-thrown functional; 3rd place
Alex Kowalski, hand-built functional; 3rd place
Nikki Pendergraft and Alyssia Juardo, wheel-thrown team; 2nd place
Milo Etz and Ava Solvie, hand-built team; 2nd place