Clipped From El Paso Herald-Post
GRAND PRIZE —The Vincent Rascon Painting "Sandstorm over South El Paso" was presented to Crockett School as grand prize in the Sun Carnival Fine Arts Essay Contest. Judy Allen, high sixth grade student, won the award for the school. Left to right: L. E. Lehman, in charge of Sun Carnival special events; Ray L. Hopper, H7 graduate, who accepted the prize for the school; and Judy. Orlando Garza saw the freedom of the Western plains in Mr. Lea's "Deathless White Mustang." He saw in the horse a master, rich in beauty and powerful in strength, "but running from an unknown fear in the oncoming storm." A majority of the students showed a preference for paintings dealing with Southwestern subjects. Mr. Lea's painting, "Deathless White Mustang," ;was most popular of all. Second in popularity was Florence McNeil Hardy's portrait of "Mary Sudderth." Only two entrants wrote on paint- ings of the Dutch Masters borrower from the Metropolitan Museum o Art. The Sun Carnival Fine Arts Committee thanks all students who entered the contest, especially the large number from Lamar School Parents and students co-operatec to make the exhibit, which was helc from Dec. 28 through Jan. 2 at E Paso Technical Institute, a success An estimated 10,000 persons visitec the display. The Fine Arts Committee plans to make the exhibit an annual El Paso event.