FMS 8th-grader wins TN Youth Art Month flag design contestFarragut 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. read more