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PHS students succeed at Art Fest in Skagway


Ashley DuRoss / Submitted Photos

Student paintings completed during Ashley Lohr's still-life acrylic workshop at Art Fest. PHS junior Victoria Wegener was one the students who took the painting workshop.

Nine Petersburg High School students traveled to Skagway earlier this month for the annual art event known as Art Fest. The event was held April 7-10 and open to high school students throughout Southeast. Over 80 students gathered in Skagway, a destination not really known for hosting regional events.

"Traveling to Skagway was definitely a highlight because it's not a typical place that students get to travel to," says Ashley Lohr, PHS art teacher.

Of the nine students Lohr took to the event, many were underclassmen. Six freshmen made the trip, along with two juniors and one senior. For t...

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