Local students among county-wide art competition

Kaylie Steinbacher, Zoie McCarter, Grace Sieber, and Katherine Hunter were among the top placers.

Four young artists from the area were among the winners in this year’s Our Own Expressions Teen Writing and Art Contest.

The program – featuring painting, poetry, short stories and photography – is sponsored by the Pierce County Library Foundation. It was open to students in seventh grade through high school and received more than 1,100 submissions.

The winning authors and artists will showcase their work at a free public event beginning at 7 tonight, Wednesday, at Pacific Lutheran University’s Lagerquist Concert Hall.

Local winners included:

Poetry: Kaylie Steinbacher, Bonney Lake, grades 9-10, third place.

Short Story: Zoie McCarter, Sumner, grades 7-8, first place; Grace Sieber, Bonney Lake, grades 9-10, second place.

Drawing: Katherine Hunter, Buckley, grades 11-12, second place.

The winning entries can be viewed at www.expressions.pcls.us.

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