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Loebsack Announces Winner of 2019 Congressional Art Contest People’s Choice Award

“Apples” by Amber Burroughs to be displayed in U.S. Capitol

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Washington, May 2, 2019 | Loebsack Press (202-225-6576) | comments
Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that a colored pencil drawing entitled “Apples” was selected to represent Iowa’s Second Congressional District in the 2019 Congressional Art Contest. The drawing was done by Amber Burroughs, a senior at Fairfield High School.

“Each year I am more and more impressed by the creativity, ingenuity, and talent of our local high school students. I send my congratulations to all of the young artists whose wonderful submissions made it a very close contest this year. I especially want to congratulate Amber and look forward to seeing her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol,” said Loebsack.

The People’s Choice Award winner was selected in an online competition in which 3,829 votes were cast. “Apples” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. The top three vote recipients are listed below.

People’s Choice Award Winner:
Amber Burroughs, Fairfield High School
Apples

Second Place:
Tiffany Conrad, Burlington Community High School
Betsy

Third Place:
Ryann Cheek, North Scott High School
Me Myself and Iowa
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