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STLCC Students Capture Top Honors in League Student Art Competition

May 21, 2013

Elliot  
Sarah-Marie Land's piece titled, "Elliot," captured first place
in the League for Innovation Student Art Competition.

Two St. Louis Community College students earned top awards in the 2012-13 Student Art Competition sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College.

Sarah-Marie Land, who attends STLCC’s Forest Park campus, earned the first-place overall award for her piece titled, “Elliot.”

Sarah Gill, who attends Meramec, won a Juror’s Choice Award for her piece titled, “Kingdom Falls.”

The competition featured more than 95 entries submitted by students from the league’s 19 board colleges.

The competition was hosted by Anne Arundel Community College. The jurors were Mina Cheon, a Korean-American new media artist, scholar and educator; Linda Bayley Hoover, who has taught studio art and art theory courses for colleges and universities in the Baltimore, Md., area; and Trace Miller, a painter and visiting assistant professor at Towson University.

Kingdom Falls  
Sarah Gills' piece titled, "Kingdom Falls"
earned a Juror's Choice Award.

The League for Innovation in the Community College, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit educational group of more than 800 institutions from 11 different countries and is the only major international organization specifically committed to improving community colleges through innovation, experimentation and institutional transformation. St. Louis Community College is a founding member of the league and is one of 19 institutions whose CEOs comprise the League Board of Directors. The league sponsors annual student competitions for literary works, art and technology innovation.