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Embracing Our Differences Features Venice Student

Mar 30, 2015 11:07AM

Embracing Our Differences, the annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity, returns to Sarasota’s Island Park and Bradenton’s Riverwalk through May 22.

     The Best-in-Show Student award went to Mackenzie Reiss, who won for her work, “A Duet is Better than a Solo.” Reiss is an eighth-grade student at Venice Middle School. Her painting was chosen from among thousands of entries from 118 schools as “Best-in-Show” in the Student category. Venice Middle School will receive $1,000 to use for its art programs.


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