Rockport-Fulton High School art students competed in the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) the weekend of February 23-24. There were almost 400 entries from area schools. Out of the 39 participants from RFHS, 28 received a superior rating and moved on to Area competition. Approximately 200 entries advanced to Area and judges voted on pieces of artwork that would move on to State competition. Out of the 30 pieces of art moving on to State VASE, five pieces are by RFHS students Sarah Castilleja, Claire Hartman, Jenny Beth Harris, Alyson Olson, and Clay Stehling.
Pieces by the following students advancing to Area: Faith Adkins, Haleigh Aubrey, Jonathan Barragan, Sarah Castilleja, Ashley Haley, Claire Hartman, Yasmine Hurtado, Taylor Jimenez, Kaitlin Miller, Nicole Ramsay, Sara Santini, Anthony Sorrow, Lauren Thielen, Ila Wallace, Reanna Zuniga, Sarah Craig, Ryan Deaver, Jesus Diaz, Roberto Garcia, Jenny Beth Harris, Justin Johns, Alexandria Lewis, Rageen Littrell, Alyson Olson, Verana Prieto, Kyle Solis, Clay Stehling, Angie Torres, and Madison Zuniga.
The VASE competition sponsors are RFHS art teachers John Jimenez and Katie Clyburn.