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ApHC Names Winners of Art, Photography, Essay, and Scholarship Contests

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Art Contest Results

 Moscow, Idaho—The Appaloosa Youth Association (AYA) has concluded the judging of the 2018 Youth Art Contest. Youth compete in three divisions (10 & under, 11-13 and 14-18) to showcase their artistic creativity and talent. Cash prizes are awarded to the winners in each category, along with having their artwork showcased at the Youth World Championship Appaloosa Show in Fort Worth, Texas and receiving recognition in the Appaloosa Journal—the official publication of the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC). The AYA is pleased to announce the following youth as this year’s AYA Art Contest winners:

Hannah Hamilton

10 & Under

  • 1stPlace- Adam Ryun, age 9, of Woodworth, ND
  • 2ndPlace- Kaitlyn Ryun, age 7, of Woodworth, ND
  • 3rdPlace- Regina Dougherty, age 7, of Belmont, NY

11-13

  • 1stand 2nd Place- Evelyn Grace Albury, age 12, of Raleigh, NC
  • 3rdPlace- Mary Halina Nowicki, age 13, of Jacksonville, FL

Evelyn Albury

14-18

  • 1stPlace- Hannah Hamilton, age 14, of Hillsboro, OR
  • 2ndPlace- Abigail Leopold, age 17, of Labadie, MO

 

Essay Contest Results

The Appaloosa Youth Association (AYA) in conjunction with Appaloosa Journal—the official publication of the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC), has concluded the judging of the 2018 Youth Essay Contest. Youth compete in two divisions (13 & under and 14-18) to showcase their writing talents. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three winners in each age division and the 1stplace winner of each division will receive a one year subscription to the Appaloosa Journal along with having their essay published in the magazine. The AYA is pleased to announce the following youth as this year’s AYA Essay Contest winners:

Adam Ryun

14-18

  • 1stPlace- Taylor McCreedy, age 14, of Atlantic, IA
  • 2ndPlace- Siena Kitch, age 15, of Newcastle, WA

Photography Contest Results

The Appaloosa Youth Association (AYA) in conjunction with Larry Williams Photography has concluded the judging of the 2018 Youth Photography Contest. Youth compete in three divisions (13 & under, and 14-18) to showcase their photography talents. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three winners in each age division and the 1stplace winner of each division will receive a one year subscription to the Appaloosa Journal—the official publication of the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC). The winners will also receive recognition for their achievement in the Appaloosa Journal. The AYA is pleased to announce the following youth as this year’s AYA Photography Contest winners:

13 & Under

  • 1stPlace- Isabella Doan, age 13, of Edmond, OK
  • 2ndPlace- Eden Arthur, age 12, of Alvord, TX
  • 3rdPlace- Emily Jo Strachar, age 5, Harrington, DE

14-18

  • 1st and 2ndPlace- Anastasia Hornaday, age 16, of St. Petersburg, FL
  • 3rdPlace- Naomi Ornelles, age 14, of Granbury, TX

Scholarship Contest Results

The Appaloosa Youth Foundation (AYF) accepts applications for scholarships on an annual basis. Each year applications are accepted from youth who meet the specified criteria for eight different scholarships. The AYF is pleased to announce this year’s recipients in the following scholarship categories:

Territory Scholarship

The Territory Scholarship awards up to six scholarships, in the amount of $1000.00 each. Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who are current members of the Appaloosa Youth Association. The 2018 Territory Scholarship winners are as follows:

 

  • Territory II- Hailey L. Powers, Oakley, CA
  • Territory III- Jordan Olson, St. John, IN
  • Territory IV- Macy Mentz, Folsom, LA
  • Territory V- Morgan Strickler, Stephens City, VA
  • Territory VI- Kennedy Ekovich, Mason, MI

Continuing Education Scholarship

The Continuing Education Scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1000.00 to one college student who will be continuing their education in the fall as a first or second semester sophomore. This year’s Continuing Education Scholarship recipient is:

  • Madison Purvis, Flemingsburg, KY

The Appaloosa Youth Association (AYA) and Appaloosa Youth Foundation (AYF) would like to thank all of this year’s applicants and congratulate this year’s scholarship recipients. To find out more about AYF Scholarships, qualifying criteria, and the application process visit www.appaloosayouth.com or contact the ApHC Youth Coordinator at youth@appaloosa.com.