Local Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

A sophomore at Heritage High School, is the winner of the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia’s 2014 Congressional Art Competition. Briannah Ecklund’s watercolor piece, Piedmont Mill, depicts a section of an old Lynchburg milling company building near the James River. The painting will be on display at the U.S. Capitol for one year; only one artwork from each congressional district is selected for display. Briannah’s achievement will be honored at an awards ceremony in June.

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