This tub of chicken below, created by Pine View high school student, Louie Zuniga, is just one example of the creative student artwork in the 2009 Spring Art show exhibit, ongoing through May 1, at Art Center Sarasota.
The exhibit, also held at the Venice Art Center through May 14, includes more than 5,00 works of art created by students from every public elementary, middle and high school in the district.
Ringling College of Art and Design awarded two $5,000 portfolio awards to Alexandra Orwasky of Riverview High School and Nichole Timoney of Venice High School. Two $1,000 portfolio awards from Manatee Community College went to Booker High School students John Frelinghuysen and Chris Leverett.
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FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup
Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
Sarasota Memorial names new CEO
The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board named former Sarasota Memorial Chief Operating Officer David Verinder as CEO in a unanimous vote Friday. Verinder has served as interim CEO since the departure of Gwen MacKenzie in May.
Preliminary city millage rate stays flat
Despite a $3.6 million general fund deficit, the Sarasota City Commission voted to keep the property tax rate level, opting to explore other avenues for balancing the budget.