The artwork of Elsa Luciano, a junior at University High School, received a Superior rating at the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) regional contest Saturday, February 21, in Goldthwaite. As a result, her scratch art piece entitled "Sally" will advance to the VASE State Competition in Dallas beginning April 24. This is the second consecutive year that a Waco ISD art student has advanced to the state level. Joseph Chung of Waco High School earned the honor last year. More than 100 University and Waco High art students competed at the regional event this year where they garnered more than 30 medals.
Tiffany Silverthorne is Elsa's teacher and VASE sponsor University High.