Four Lufkin High School seniors were selected to receive a scholarship from Lufkin ISD for their artistic talent. Briana Cruz, Parker Winthrop, Tyler Drapela, and Samantha Saenz submitted pieces of artwork winning a scholarship and the honor of permanently displaying their art pieces in the downtown Lufkin ISD Administration Building. The scholarship was established in 2010 to support the arts. The students wrote a description of the piece and described their future plans to use art as either a major in college or as a hobby, This is the third year for the scholarship to include digital pieces. Congratulations to these talented young artists!

Digital selections:


Briana Cruz – Standing Tall

First Place $1000


Parker Winthrop – Snake in Reflection

Honorable Mention $500


Handmade pieces:


Tyler Drapela – Mid Morning Gaze

First place $1000


Samantha Saenz Lo Que Quieras

Honorable Mention $500