Some 24 winning pieces of student art were inducted into the County Office of Education's gallery earlier this month, at the 15th annual Young Artists Showcase.
The young creators from 15 school districts were feted at the ceremony, touring
the county education office's student art gallery and receiving special commendations from local elected officials, such as Campbell Mayor Jason Baker.
A panel of judges selected the winning pieces from about 200 submissions this year.
The winning pieces came from 15 school districts, and were added to the Office of Education's permanent gallery of some 900 pieces of student artwork, amassed over the past 15 years. The Office of Education's student art gallery is believed to be California's largest collection of permanent artwork from public school students.
The office of education has a policy of identifying students by their first names and schools.
The students from include:
July and Angeline, both eighth graders, from ; and Zoe, from .