If you wondered if there were talented young budding artists in Jackson Parish all you have to do is go the Jonesboro Branch of the Jackson Parish Library to get an answer. There you will find through the month of September on display the renderings done by school age students ranging from Kindergarten to the 12th grade who competed in the 2022 Art Contest, sponsored by the Jackson Parish Tourism Board.
Obviously, the judges had a hard time in determining the winners in each of the four divisions, broken down by age groups. This was proven by the fact that there were several ties among those chosen as first, second and third place winners. One who did stand out among all others was Hayden Seymore, who was awarded the “Best of Show” ribbon for his beautiful wood duck rendition and won first and third place in the 4th – 6th grade division.
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