State art student becomes a Capitol winner Published: April 24, 2013

TAHLEQUAH -- She may be only a sophomore in high school, but Brooke Hunter is known all the way to Washington, D.C., for her art talent.

The Tahlequah Daily Press reports that two of Brooke's colored pencil pieces, “The Artist” and “Skate, recently were named first- and fourth-place winners, respectively, in the Congressional Art Competition.

As a result, “The Artist” will hang in the U.S. Capitol Complex for a year.

She told the newspaper: “It is amazing to be chosen. It’s really nice to be recognized for my work; it’s really encouraging.”

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