Students from area high schools have their work on display.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Students Motivated by the Arts is holding the 17th District Congressional Art Show through Sept. 30 at the SMARTS Center, 258 Federal Plaza West.
The SMARTS Gallery is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. The exhibit includes works by 15 local students from six school districts.
Leana Teuber of Howland, a junior at Howland High School, won first place with her work "Winds of Destruction." Her artwork will hang for a year in the Cannon Tunnel beneath the nation's Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Leah Mighell of Niles, a ninth-grader at Niles McKinley High School, won second place with "Rock-Out," and Sarah Raub of Niles, a senior, placed third with "Time Of My Life."
Other students whose work is on display are:
Gina Collins, John F. Kennedy High School.
Steve Donahue, Liberty High School.
Elizabeth Strasfeld, Liberty High School.
Ryan Catchpole, Liberty High School.
Carrie Shrodek, Howland High School.
Frankie Teuber, Howland High School.
Kevin Smith, Niles McKinley High School.
Stephanie Aubel, Niles McKinley High School.
Briana Molinatto, Bloomfield High School.
Patrecia Bernard, Niles McKinley High School.
Rayvion Sanford, Warren G. Harding High School.
Mike Donahue, Liberty High School.