First Lady announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

First Lady announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion
Artwork by Timothy Cade Clemons, 5th Grade at Glenbrook School, Minden, La.

POSTED: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 5:00am

UPDATED: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 9:53am

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of August.

First Lady Supriya Jindal said, “For the month of August, we are thrilled to showcase vibrant and colorful pieces created by imaginative students from across Louisiana. Using a variety of mediums, these pieces collectively represent the amazing talent our students possess.”

FEATURED ARTISTS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST:

Samantha Bissell—10th Grade -Archbishop Hannan High School, Covington

Nathan Harton—4th Grade -Episcopal Lower School, Baton Rouge

Jewell McGuffee—5th Grade -Woodlawn Elementary School, Monroe

Najwa Mustafa—2nd Grade -Honey Island Elementary School, Slidell

Kyleigh Remerow—3rd Grade -Honey Island Elementary School, Slidell

Brady Deason—5th Grade -Frasch Elementary School, Sulphur

Samantha Trahan—5th Grade -Frasch Elementary School, Sulphur

Maggie Lawshe—Pre-K -Little Pearl Elementary School, Pearl River

Malachi Lyle—Kindergarten -Little Pearl Elementary School, Pearl River

Madison Cochran—7th Grade -St. Charles Borromeo School, Destrehan

Madilyn DeJean—3rd Grade -Pontchartrain Elementary School, Mandeville

Brylan Guidry—5th Grade -Prairie Elementary School, Lafayette

Shawn Dumas—4th Grade -East St. John Elementary School, LaPlace

MacKenzie Harless—3rd Grade -Pontchartrain Elementary School, Mandeville

Sophie Terrell—3rd Grade -North DeSoto Elementary 3-5, Stonewall

Johnathan Emerson—10th Grade -Lakeview High School, Campti

Timothy Cade Clemons—5th Grade -Glenbrook School, Minden

Bailey Blackstock—5th Grade -Woodlawn Elementary School, Monroe

Payton Passantino—8th Grade -St. John School, Plaquemine

Ka’Brieyl Joseph—5th Grade -East St. John Elementary School, LaPlace

Caroline Cannon -7th Grade - St. Charles Borromeo School, Destrehan

This month, the First Lady asked principals from schools across Louisiana to submit works for display in the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion. In 2008, the Jindal family dedicated this wall of the mansion to children’s artwork. Every month a new group of art is displayed to pay tribute to Louisiana’s young artists.

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