McMorris Rodgers Announces America Agustin Jacinto as the Winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition

May 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 10, 2019) – Today, Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers announced America Agustin Jacinto from College Place High School as the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for high school students living in the 5th Congressional District.

“Tropical Roses” by America Agustin Jacinto

“I am always so inspired by the talent and creativity of the young people in Eastern Washington,” said Cathy. “Congratulations, America! As the winner, she will have the distinct honor of having her artwork displayed in the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. for the next year. She will also be able to take part in a recognition ceremony here in the nation’s capital in June. America, I look forward to seeing your beautiful work in the Capitol as I walk to the House floor every day.”

The Congressional Art Competition is an annual competition for high school students across the United States. Each Congressional office selects one winner to display in the tunnel connecting the Cannon House Office Building to the U.S. Capitol traveled daily by members of Congress, staff, and visitors to Washington, D.C.

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