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St. Mary Crown Point Art Students Win Big at South Shore Arts Exhibition

South Shore Arts celebrated their 50th Annual Tri-County Junior and Senior High School Exhibition which included over thirty local schools. The award ceremony took place on Sunday, May 5 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster where St. Mary middle school student Charley Stover was awarded the prestigious Juror’s Award for her artwork titled News Travels. Also awarded was St. Mary eighth grader Grace McIntyre who took first place in the acrylic division for her original painting titled Betty. Nine St. Mary Catholic Community School students participated in this year's exhibition including Julia Andras (8), Grace McIntyre(8), Rachel Mumaugh(8), Pilar Moses(7), Lily Novina(7), Matthew Reyes(7), Sophia Scalzetti(7), Victoria Townsend(7) and Charley Stover(6). Each student submitted an original piece of art of which was judged by Amy Davis Navardauskas, Executive Director of the Art Barn School of Art in Valparaiso, IN.  “I’m so proud of our students for sharing the talents that God gave them in form of beautiful artwork,” said St. Mary’s Art teacher, Mrs. Amy Cox.

Grace McIntyre first place winner for her artwork titled Betty.

Charley Stover recipient of the Juror’s Award for her original artwork titled News Travels.

St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point offers grade levels Junior Pre-Kindergarten (for three-year-olds) through grade eight.  St. Mary’s faculty teaches a rich curriculum supported by leading-edge technology.  All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities such as Academic Team, Chess Club, Geography Bee, Science Olympiad, Scouts, Environmental Club, WSMW News Cast, athletics, art exhibits, and more.  To learn more about enrollment at St. Mary’s School or schedule a personal tour, visit or call 219.663.0676.


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