Alton High School senior wins art contest

GODFREY – An Alton High School senior just got an early graduation present, nabbing first place and $1,000 in the annual Pasta House Co.’s Great Works of Art contest for students.

Winner Hanna Berglund of Alton, 18, not only brought home the check and a coveted, big blue ribbon, but she also received $1,000 for the Alton High Art Department. Art teacher Patricia Dehner said although several AHS students have placed in the contest in recent years, Berglund was the first Redbird to win top prize.

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