SMCC Art Winners

The MC/JCAIA (Mississippi Community/Junior College Art Instructors’ Association) recently held an annual student art competition at Hinds Community College.  The competition represented 15 of the 16 community colleges in the state and had over 140 entries.  Southwest art major Rachel Ryals won “Best of Show” with her drawing “Kyra.”  She was recognized at the awards ceremony and will receive a $200 check.  Pictured are Rachel Ryals and Prudence McGehee, Southwest Art instructor.


Rachel Ryals posing with her painting.