Rep. Newhouse Congratulates 2015 Congressional High School Art Competition Winner

June 25, 2015
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) welcomed Katie Patterson, winner of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the Fourth District, to the U.S. Capitol.  Katie’s winning entry titled, Liberty, will be hung in the U.S. Capitol for a year. Katie is a recent graduate of Ike Eisenhower High School in Yakima (Class of 2015) and will be a freshman at the University of Washington in the fall, where she plans to major in history.

“Congratulations to Katie for her impressive talent and this well-deserved recognition,” said Rep. Newhouse. “I am proud that the artwork created by a young person from Central Washington is displayed in the U.S. Capitol for all visitors to enjoy. I wish Katie the best as she begins college.”

The winning entry, Liberty, will be hung in the U.S. Capitol alongside winning entries from congressional districts across the country for one year. Katie and her father, Dean, visited Washington, D.C. to attend a reception sponsored by the Congressional Institute, which holds the annual competition. 

You can view all the art entries on Rep. Newhouse’s Facebook page here.