Locke Hill ES student grand prize winner in Cavaliers Art Contest

March 3, 2016

Natalie Tan, 5th grader at Locke Hill ES, is the grand prize winner in the 2016 Texas Cavaliers River Parade Art Contest. She was one of four NISD elementary student finalists.

Each finalist received $3,000 for their school’s art program and a one-week summer scholarship to the Southwest School of Art. Each runner up received $1,000 for their school’s art program.

As grand prize winner, Tan received a total of $5,000 for her school’s art program and a summer art program scholarship. Her artwork will also be featured on the river parade’s program and she will ride on the Grand Marshal’s float in the 2016 Texas Cavaliers River Parade on April 18. She also receives one year of free Whataburger.

Grand Prize Winner:

Pictured are: Cathy Cowan, Locke Hill ES Principal; King Antonio; Carolyn Berry, Locke Hill ES art teacher; and Natalie Tan, 5th grader.




Giselle Rodriguez Chavez, Adams Hill ES and art teacher Peter Matteson

Emily Sanchez, Lewis ES and art teacher Lila Owens

Julian Breyman, Helotes ES and art teacher Michele Brandle



Cash Ball, Adams Hill ES, art teacher Peter Matteson

Romesa Syed, Raba ES, art teacher Katrina Gonzalez

Mia Burton Sanborn, Glass ES, art teacher Kristin Rosario

Kaya Hernandez, Glenoaks ES, art teacher Dee McMurrian

Annabele Katherman, Scarborough ES, art teacher Taylor Cox

The theme for this year’s contest was “River of Champions,” and over 2,500 entries were received from 80 schools.Eleven finalists were recognized at a press conference at the Southwest School of Art where the grand prize winner was announced. With finalists and runners-up in this year’s contest, NISD students earned $19,000 for their schools’ art programs. Viva Northside!

Visit the Northside Facebook page for an album of pictures.