Courtesy Photo/Jane Mueller - Reed High school junior Annie Mueller poses with her first-place winning entry into the Lucerene “Art of Dairy” contest.
PLEASANTON, Calif. — Local student and budding young artist Annie Mueller is the first-place winner in the seventh annual Lucerne “The Art of Dairy Art” contest that awards Mueller and her teacher $2,500 each and an additional $5,000 for the art department at Reed High School in Sparks.
Mueller was one of only nine finalists in America to win the opportunity to design and paint a life-size cow sculpture in the contest that drew a virtual online stampede. The contest drew a record 9,200 entries from students across the nation.
For more information visit www.artofdairy.com.