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Sidney students present winning mural to school board

Group won first place at Colo. Competition


Ryan Hermens

Sidney High School students, along with teacher Brett Avila, presented their mural – which won first place at a competition last month – to school board members on Monday night.

A group of Sidney High students presented its prize winning mural to school board members on Monday evening.

In December, the students won first place for the mural and an accompanying skit at a cultural expressions competition in Denver. The event was sponsored by the Journey through our Heritage Program, of the Metropolitan State University of Denver Chicano/a Studies Department.

Fifteen students worked on the project during open and lunch periods, weekends and evenings, for more than 200 cumulative hours.

Student Sonya Virgil told Sidney School District board members she worked on both t...

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