GPISD Rodeo Art Show

  • The Galena Park Independent School District’s annual Rodeo Art Show was held on Tuesday, January 14th in the North Shore Senior High School auditorium. This event featured artwork by 454 students in grades K-12 from each elementary, middle and high school campus in the district.

    The Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM School Art Committee judged the 2020 GPISD Rodeo Art Show and bestowed special recognition on twelve pieces of artwork selected as “Best in Show”, “Gold Medal” or "Special Merit" winners. Those winning pieces will be prominently displayed in the Hayloft Gallery at the NRG Center throughout the duration of this year’s Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM. Approximately 50 pieces of art, as determined by the final round of Grand Prix judging, will be auctioned. Every participant in the School Art Program is a winner, receiving a certificate of merit signed by the Show president, and a blue, red or white ribbon for achievement.

    This year’s elementary “Best of Show” winner was Angel Arrieta (Jacinto City Elementary, 1st grade) and the “Gold Medal” winner was Aleyah Reyes (Havard Elementary, 1st grade). The middle school “Best of Show” winner was Jacob Valadez (Galena Park Middle School, 8th grade) and the “Gold Medal” winner was Jose Rivas-Luna (Galena Park Middle School, 8th grade). The high school “Best of Show” award went to Claudia Garza (Galena Park High School, 12th grade). High school “Gold Medal” awards went to Citlaly Martinez (Galena Park High School, 12th grade) and Aldo Ponce (Galena Park High School, 12th grade). "Special Merit" awards went to Irene Banuelos (North Shore Sr. High School, 10th grade), Esmeralda Medina (North Shore Sr. High School, 10th grade), Natalie Sanchez (Galena Park High School, 11th grade) and Jalin Washington (North Shore Sr. High School, 10th grade). Hailey Pereira (North Shor Sr. High School, 11th grade) was named "Best of Show" winner in the 3D category. Congratulations to all of this year’s Rodeo Art Show participants and winners.