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Dixon High Junior Earns Recognition in Congressional Art Contest

Congrats to Aaron Dilts!

"White House at Midnight," a duct-tape work of art by Aaron Dilts, an 11th grade student at Dixon High School.
"White House at Midnight," a duct-tape work of art by Aaron Dilts, an 11th grade student at Dixon High School.
Aaron Dilts, an 11th grade student at Dixon High School, was awarded Special Merit Recognition in the annual Congressional High School Art Competition, sponsored by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA). 

Aaron won for his "White House at Midnight", a duct tape work of art. 

At the awards event held today -- Thursday -- in Davis, several artists and their teachers and parents were in attendance.

This year’s first place winner was Abby deVarennes, a 10th grade student from Da Vinci Charter Academy in Davis, for her pen and ink work, “My Lady.” 

Along with Aaron's, the other pieces earning Special Merit Recognition were: “Rusting Away,” a scratchboard piece by Luis Martinez, a 12th grade student at Fairfield High School; “I Am Not a Terrorist,” a silk screen and acrylic piece by Lauren Owens, a 12th grade student at DaVinci Charter Academy; and “Thoughts,” a prismacolor piece by Javier Valencia, a 12th grade student at Woodland High School.

The art awards were held in conjunction with Garamendi' district office open house in Davis

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