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Doughtery Co. children showcase their art

DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

Several children in Dougherty County showcased their artwork Thursday night.

Middle and High School students in Dougherty County were awarded for their artistic talents.

The theme of the competition was King's Legacy of Courage for our world to celebrate art and Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy.

Thursday night's event was a partnership between the Renaissance Connection, King Day Celebration Committee and the Dougherty County School's Art Department.

Its letting the kids know they can always be dreamers. If they decide they want to do something, they can express it through visual arts, we're here to help them do that, Femi Anderson, Chairman for Youth Art.

The event was held at Thronateeska Heritage Center.

A total of 30 pieces of artwork were entered for the awards.

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