News & Press Releases
For Immediate Release

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Rising Eyes 09 Juror Michelle Smythe of K Space Contemporary
Monday, March 9th, 2009
Rising Eyes of Texas Winners Announced; including Susie Love Scholarship Award

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A&M Corpus Christi student James Murray accepts the first
place prize on Saturday, March 7

First prize ($500 and one-year membership to RCA):    
James A. Murray, Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Second prize ($300 and one-year membership to RCA):
Abby Hicks, University of Texas at Tyler

Third prize ($200 and one-year membership to RCA):    
Michael Stephen, University of Texas at Tyler

Honorable Mentions:
Jung Eun Lee, University of North Texas
Emily Schuhmann, Texas Tech University

Area High School Exhibition:

Susie Love Scholarship Award ($2,000): Cassandra Peacock, Aransas Pass H.S.
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Cassie Peacock accepting the 2009 Susie Love
Scholarship Award on Saturday, March 7.

1st Place: Stephanie Matthews, Rockport-Fulton H.S.
2nd Place: Kayla Rodgers, Rockport-Fulton H.S.
3rd Place: Haley Van Zandt, Rockport-Fulton H.S.
Honorable Mention: Megan Park, Port Aransas H.S.
Honorable Mention: Annika Sedillo, Ingleside H.S.

Rockport-Fulton Middle School Exhibition:
1st Place: Jesse Guillen
2nd Place: Alyson Olson
3rd Place: Ethan Moody
Honorable Mention: Sabra Hight
Honorable Mention: Janu Patel