Walorski_officialU.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) announced Salem Slater, a senior at John Glenn High School in Walkerton, as the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Indiana’s 2nd District. Salem’s winning artwork, “Hanging Pangolin,” will be on display in the U.S. Capitol for the next year alongside other winners from across the country. Salem was also the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.
“Salem’s winning artwork showcases her incredible talent, skill, and dedication to creative expression,” Congresswoman Walorski said. “I can’t wait for this piece to be displayed in our nation’s capital for visitors from across the country to see. This year our competition looked a little different due to the coronavirus crisis, but Hoosier students’ entries were as impressive as always. I want to thank each and every artist who participated, and congratulations to Salem on this well-deserved recognition!”