-- "Patience" awarded Best of Show at 2012
Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival Fine Arts Competition.
-- "Patience" and "Mother's Iris" awarded
Honorable Mentions at the Fountain City Arts Center Open Show 2012.
--Graduated Salutatorian from Lincoln Memorial University
with a B.S. in Chemistry.
-- "Extravagance" awarded Best of Show at 2011 Louie Bluie
Music and Arts Festival Fine Arts Competition as well as first place in the
floral division. "Sunset at the Pinnacle" received third place in the
--"Orange Intensity" and "Face-Off" published in The
-- "The Godfather" published in The
Emancipator an LMU student publication.
-- 2010 Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival Art Competition - 4th Place in
Florals, 4th Place in Landscape, 3rd place Animals.
--2010 TN Valley Fair - Best of Show fine arts competition; 1st place
Florals, 2nd place Animals, 2nd place Father's Day Card design
-- 2009 Louie Bluie Music and
Arts Festival Art Competition -
in Florals, 5th in Animals, and 6th in Other
-- 2009 TN Valley Fair - 1st place in floral painting, 1st place in drawing,
and 2nd place in animals
- Won a Silver Key and an Honorable Mention at the 2008
Scholastic Art Awards.
-- First place at the 2008 TN Beta Club Convention
colored pencil competition.
Won Best of Show in the 2008 TN Junior Federal Duck Stamp Design Contest.
Named the valedictorian of his graduating class.
-- Won the 4th Congressional District Art
Competition, as well as 18 ribbons, 8 of them first places.
Won the CCHS Art Show.
-- Won 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place in the youth
painting division at the 2008 Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival.
Won 5th place in the colored pencil competition at the National Beta Club
Convention in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
-- 2008 TN Valley Fair - 1st place
youth painting, 1st place youth drawing, 1st place animal painting, and 3rd
First Place in 2007 TN Junior Duck Stamp Competition
2nd and 3rd place overall in 4th TN Congressional
Competition; 1st and 3rd Place in
painting division and 1st and 3rd Place in drawing
1st Place in TN for Wildlife Foreverís State-Fish Art Contest
2nd place in CCHS Show
12 Ribbons at the 2007 TN Valley Fair (4 first place, 3 second place, 2 third place, 2 fourth place,
and Sweepstakes ribbon winner for having won the most ribbons)
A painting was published in Teen Ink magazine.
Won the 2007 Fish On! Art Contest for his age division
-- 1st Place in seascape painting, 1st Place in hand-decorated
boxes, 3rd Place watercolor painting, and 4th Place
hand-made ornament at the TN Valley Fair.