Two Students Recognized in VSBA Northeastern Regional Art Contest

News Release
April 16, 2018

Two students from Fairfax County Public Schools have been recognized as winners in the Virginia School Boards Association Northeastern Regional Art Contest for 2018.

Sun Ahn of Fairfax High School was named the first place winner in the high school division. Ariana Ishairzay of Lanier Middle School was named the third place winner in the middle school division.

Student art from the elementary, middle, and high school levels represented each school division in the competition, which was judged at the regional forum for area school board members.

The VSBA Regional Art Contest was started in 1989 to promote the artistic talents of Virginia’s public school students. For each of the nine VSBA regions, a winner is chosen for the elementary, middle, and high school levels.The winning art is framed and displayed in the offices of the VSBA in Charlottesville and the Richmond offices of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

For more information about the contest, contact Alicia Trice, VSBA coordinator of special projects, at, or 434-295-8722, or contact the student winners through the FCPS Office of Communication and Community Relations at 571-423-1200.