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Driftless Art Collective recognizes fine arts students

Posted: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 6:08 PM

The Driftless Art Collective has, presented recognition awards to Decorah High School fine arts students.
Awards have been given in the areas of visual art, speech and drama, band, vocal music and orchestra.   The students were recommended for the awards by their teachers. Orchestra instructor is Nicole Cody, vocal music instructor is Jason Rausch, and Elizabeth Lorentzen and Amy Courtney are the visual art instructors. Band instructors include Jim Fritz, Matt Cody, Elizabeth Fritz, and Jerry Dean.  Individual speech coach is Amanda Huinker assisted by Molly Holkesvik. Group speech coaches are Tom Houdek, Janelle Kuene, and Gabe Twedt.
Speech and Drama Recipients:

Front row: Kendra Larsen, Bretta Krieg, Claire Breitenstein, Kayla Peterson, Katie Whitehill
Back row: Hans Holkesvik, Lucas Blekeberg, Mitch Burggraf, James
Visual Art Recipients

Faith Vilardo, Kendra Larsen, Sarah Horns, Maddie Grimm
Orchestra Recipients

Front row: Maddie Grimm, Aubrey Ellickson, Lucas Blekeberg, Emily Alcock
Back row: Sarah Horns, Eric Fulsaas, Drew Schwartz
Band Recipients

Front row: Maggie Locke, Claire Breitenstein, Brittany Hudson, Shelby Varney
Back row, l. to r., Jacob Kvale, Hans Holkesvik, Mitch Burggraf, Alex
Bishop, Patrick Larson
Vocal Music Recipients

Front row: Kendra Larsen, Bretta Krieg, Claire Breitenstein,
Aubrey Ellickson, Kayla Peterson
Middle row: Maggie Locke, Hans Holkesvik, Lucas Blekeberg, Jacob
Kvale, Hannah Leeper
Back row: James Ostlie, Michael Peter, Andrew Sorenson, Drew
Schwartz, Tim DeVore

Visual arts