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Rep. Ratcliffe names Rockwall High School Student as 2018 People’s Choice winner

Washington, DC, May 30, 2018

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) announced today Rhianna Swift from Rockwall High School as the People’s Choice winner for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.

Swift beat out ten other finalists for the People’s Choice title, which were chosen by a panel of judges who assessed submissions from high school students across the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th District. Her artwork, “Rockwall at Dusk,” received the most votes on Facebook during a two-week voting period.

2018 Peoples Choice Winner: “Rockwall at Dusk” by Rhianna Swift of Rockwall High School, acrylic

“The artwork submitted for the Congressional Art Competition is always extremely impressive, and this year was no exception. I’d like to congratulate Rhianna for taking home the 2018 People’s Choice title, and I wish her the best in her future endeavors,” Ratcliffe said.