Mule Jump art contest winners named
Winners of the art contest celebrating the 30th annual Mule Jump open to students and adult artists were named recently. The contest, sponsored by the Pea Ridge Optimist Club, offered ribbons for first, second and third place and each division will be awarded a “Best in Show” ribbon and $25 prize money.
Selected artwork will be displayed at the Optimist Club booth at the Pea Ridge Mule Jump Oct. 13.
Ribbons awarded to first three places for each grade (however some grades did not participate or had limited entries). Each Division had a Best in Show with a $25 prize.
Winners: Division One Primary School, kindergarten through second grades
• Best In Show — Emily Hardy
• First — Emily Hardy
Division Two Intermediate School, third through fifth grades • Best in Show — Zoey Whiteside
• First— Zoey Whiteside
• Second — Evan Tillman
• Third — Caitlyn Hume Fourth Grade
• First — Zoey Ann Timmons
• Second — Haley Clark
• Third — Sophia LaPlant Fifth Grade
• First — Zaylee Warden
• Second — Makenna Keene
• Third — Kaine Cray
Kailey Show, Division King won Four, Best High in School, ninth through 12th grades. Division Three Middle School, sixth through eighth grades • Best in Show — Julia McCann
• First — Brylee Hardy
• Second — Rebecca Hatcher 7th Grade
• First — Julia McCann
• Second — Abbie Hunt
• Third — Adin Richter
Division Four High School, ninth through 12th grades • Best in Show — Kailey King
Ninth grade • First — Landon Weston 10th grade
• First — Kailey King
• Second — Terziha Coffelt
• Third — Heather Cato 11th grade
• First — Samuel Patterson
• Second — Kendall Burnell 12th grade
• First — Stephanie Fowler
Division Five Adults
• Best in show — John McGee
• First — Jim Beguin
• Second — Ken Yarbrough
• Third — Ken Yarbrough
Emily Hardy won Best in Show for Division One, Primary School, kindergarten through second grades.
Zoey Whiteside won Best in Show for Division Two, Intermediate School, third through fifth grades.
John McGee won Best in Show for Division Five, adults.
Julia McCann won Best in Show for Division Three, Middle School, sixth through eighth grades.