Archdiocesan High School Students Recognized for Winning Art Contest During Dad Vail Regatta

Monday, May 13th

Six Archdiocesan high school students were among those recognized by Mayor Michael A. Nutter at a press conference during the 75th Annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.  The students took grand prize, first prize and honorable mentions in the 11th Annual Poster Art Contest held in conjunction with the Regatta.

Students’ artwork depicted familiar and iconic scenes of rowers on the Schuylkill River during the annual Spring rowing competition.   Kathy Nguyen of Archbishop Ryan High School was the Grand Prize Winner of the Poster Art Contest.  In addition, five other students from Archbishop Ryan and Archbishop Wood High Schools were also selected as first prize and honorable mention winners.

The press conference in recognition of the opening of this year’s Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta and introducing the winners of the poster contest was held in the Corporate Competition Tent in Fairmont Park during the Dad Vail Regatta festivities on Friday, May 10, 2013.

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Editor’s Note: For electronic photos of art contest winners from Archdiocesan high schools please email the Office for Communications at