Rep. Kelly Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition Winners

Jun 5, 2020

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Mike Kelly announced the winners of Pennsylvania’s 16th District Congressional Art Competition and issued this statement thanking students for submitting artwork:

"Thank you to all students who submitted artwork for the Congressional Art Competition. Every year I am impressed by the artistic talent of western Pennsylvania’s youth, and 2020 was no exception. Our judges always have a tough task in determining winners, so congratulations to Natalie Myers of Hickory High School whose ‘Love Wins’ took home first place honors."

The first place art piece will be displayed in the United States Capitol building. Rep. Kelly will display the second and third place artwork, as well as the honorable mention, in his Washington, D.C. office. All honorees will also receive an official Congressional commendation. Below are the submissions and their titles.

First Place

"Love Wins"

By Natalie Myers of Hickory High School - Hermitage


Second Place

"Burano, Italy"

By Elana Homison of Quigley Catholic High School - Zelionople


Third Place

"Chapel by the Sea"

By Leia Davliakos of Eden Christian Academy - Valencia



Honorable Mention 

"Brad Simpson"

By Maria Benson of Hickory High School - Hermitage