WASHINGTON — Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today the finalists from the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, including Gabrielle Shreve from Prosper High School and Noah Self of Allen High School. The finalists were chosen by a panel of judges who assessed submissions from high school students across the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th District.


“I was incredibly impressed by all of the submissions we received in this year’s Congressional Art Competition. I’d like to congratulate each student who was named a finalist, and I’m looking forward to seeing which piece will stand out as the favorite in this year’s People’s Choice contest,” Ratcliffe said.


All finalists were automatically entered into the People’s Choice contest, where the piece that receives the most votes on Facebook between May 14 through May 28 will be announced as the winner.

To view the People’s Choice gallery and to cast your vote on your favorite artwork submission, visit https://business.facebook.com/pg/RepRatcliffe/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2099539013593038.

In addition to the People’s Choice finalists, Jennifer Cogswell from Texoma Christian School was named as the grand prize winner for the 4th District of Texas the panel of judges last week.