King’s showcases talents of high school students

King’s showcases talents of high school students

For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

October 27, 2011 –Local high school students will showcase a variety of original works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during “The Ninth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” from Nov. 7 through Dec. 12. This year’s works pay homage to the teachers of the young artists.

Exhibiting artworks will be 46 high school students representing 16 local high schools, including Dallas High School students: Dana Capitano, Katie Cohen, Maggie Fannick, Garrett Geise, Emilia Kon, Chris LaFratte, Amanda Martin, Chelsea Martin, Christine McCarthy, Kelsey Monahan, Erin Muldoon, Emma Niznik, Sarah Pomfret, Kayla Wanek, Kayla Yaglowksi, andMadison Ziemba; Greater Nanticoke Area: Cassandra Perry;  Hanover Area: Meghan McGuire; Holy Redeemer: Katie Aldrich and Alyssa Miller; Home School: Rachel Madeira, Steven Nave, and Jacob Sorber; Coughlin: Cassy Silveri; Lake Lehman: Kristen Boyle and Austin Shultz; MMI Preparatory School: Claire Sheen and Justin Sheen; Northwest Area: Merre Martin; Scranton Prep: Krishani Patel, Ramya Gajula, and Lily Romanowski; Tunkhannock: Monique Kenia; Wyoming Seminary:  Anna Fiske, Ryan Frania, Andrew Levandoski, Danielle Melnick, and Julia Ridilla; Wyoming Valley West: Nicole Delevan,  Danielle Patterson, Nathan Williams and Kevin Yozviak; and, Wyoming Area: Elizabeth Zekas.

The exhibit is coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, who holds an honorary doctorate of humanities from King’s College.Theartists will discuss their work from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, in the Widmann Gallery in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., as arranged. The Gallery is closed on national holidays and during scheduled breaks throughout the academic year. 

For more information, contact Michelle Leonard, Widmann Gallery Coordinator, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328, or visit the Experiencing the Arts Calendar at

Sunflower, pastel by Maggie Fannick will be on display in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. Fannick is a tenth grade student at Dallas High School.

King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

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