FMS 8th-grader wins TN Youth Art Month flag design contest

FMS eighth grader Jennifer Segueda-Albertsen won the grand prize in Tennessee Youth Art Month flag design contest for her drawing, which will be made into a flag and displayed at National Art Education Asso-ciation Conference in New York City. Farragut Middle School eighth-grader Jennifer Segui-eda Albertsen has found her niche — art.

Jennifer, 13, has won the grand prize in Tennessee Youth Art Month flag design contest through Tennessee Art Education Association.

Jennifer’s winning drawing will be made into a flag and displayed at National Art Education Association Con-ference March 2-4 in New York City.

As the winner, sponsor Sargent Art will award Jennifer $1,500 in cash for herself and $2,000 worth of art supplies for her teacher, Angie McCarter, to use in the classroom.

“I’m happy,” Jennifer said about winning. “It just means I’m a really good artist.”

Jennifer added she would probably spend her prize on art supplies. Jennifer’s favorite kind of art is Japanese anime art.

“I like the shading style,” she said.
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