John Wayne Airport Announces Winners of 26th Annual Student Art Contest

John Wayne Airport has announced the winners of its 26th annual Student Art Contest themed "Airsports in Harmony with Nature." Bentie Feng and Ye Won Koo, both from Irvine, received top honors as Grand Prize winners in this year's contest. Their artwork, along with other winners, is on exhibit from December 8, 2015 through January 8, 2016, on the Arrivals (lower) Level, adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4 of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal.

Student Art depicting glider
Bentie Feng
Category I Winner (Grades K - 6)
Northwood Elementary School
3rd Grade
Student Art depicting bi-planes and hot air balloons
Ye Won Ko
Category II Winner (Grades 7 - 12)
Crean Lutheran High School
10th Grade

JWA implemented its annual Student Art Contest in 1990 as part of the opening of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. In 1996, the Airport began coordinating its art contest with the International Aviation Art Contest sponsored by the National Aeronautic Association, National Association of State Aviation Officials, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration, in cooperation with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.


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