Mikala Kozuszek with “Grandpa Emory” and her awards.
At the “Art on the Square” High School Art Competition, NCHS Senior Mikala Kozuszek received four awards for her 18×24 graphite pencil drawing titled “Grandpa Emory.”
She received an Award of Excellence, Art on the Square Committee Award, People’s Choice Award, and a Lindenwood University Artist’s Choice Award.
She received a total of $400 in cash prizes and a scholarship for $2,500 a year ($10,000- 4 years) at Lindenwood University if she chooses to attend. Mikala is planning to attend Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.