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“Once an artist, always an artist”

Travis' award-winning art program lead two students to national recognition in the The Big Apple

By Jocelyn Rodriguez, A&E Editor

Travis art students, John Ramirez, junior, and Jacob Mendez, senior, focus on sketching buildings and people at New York City’s Bryant Park last June at Scholastic’s National Art and Writing Competition. Out of 330,000 students nationwide, Ramirez and Mendez were among 2,500 students awarded. Ramirez was awarded the Gold National Key while Mendez was awarded the Silver National Key at the program’s award ceremony at Carnegie Hall.




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About the Writer
Jocelyn Rodriguez, A&E Editor

Age? 17

Grade? 12th

Born? Austin, TX

What do you like about being on the newspaper staff? I like learning about various things I never knew anything about.

What have you learned being on the newspaper staff? I've learned the importance of knowing about events and news.

What are your future plans? I plan to attend UT at Austin and majoring in accounting.

Organizations in which you are involved in? IME soccer, Plaza Mexico Soccer, Travis Lady Rebel Soccer, National Honor Society, College Forward, Educational Talent Search Program, art club and My Brother's Keeper Mentoring Program.

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