Emily Yoo ‘18 was selected as the first place winner in Representative Mimi Walters’ Congressional High School Art Competition. Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize artistic talent in each congressional district. Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries.
Emily won with her piece depicting the city of Venice and was honored by Representative Walters at an awards ceremony in Irvine. Her art will also be hung in the U.S. Capitol for a year and she will be attending the national ceremony in Washington D.C. this June.