Art Students Excel


Amanda's artwork, ceramic pots

We would like to congratulate Darby junior Amanda Neighbarger for being selected in the top 25 of the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition. Bradley junior Hailey Reffitt was also selected in the Governor’s Office Cameo Display.

Congratulations also to the following students selected in the top 275 of the Art Exhibition:

Bradley – Olivia Edwards, Allison Hall, Hannah Lewis

Darby – Amanda Neighbarger

Davidson – Skylar Dalbenzio, Justin Markarian, Kelly May

A total of over 11,000 art entries were submitted from Ohio high schools.

The forty-eighth Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition will open for viewing at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday, April 22, at 2:00 pm. The Exhibition will remain on display until May 17, 2018, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, weekdays only.

The public is invited to attend and join these outstanding and talented students from Ohio’s high schools, to salute their creative expressions in the visual arts.

Davidson High School Art Department Facilitator Thad Ricker is also the Director and Coordinator of the exhibition. He says, “It is with great pride that we exhibit these students’ artworks at The James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus. The exhibition is a testament to the high quality of visual arts education that exists in our state. It is vital that the community understands the value and importance of arts education, and the impact that it has on our young people.”