NICEVILLE, Fla – Ruckel Middle School student Brodie Lacanilao is the school district’s winner in the state’s Art in the Capitol competition.
Lacanilao’s winning entry, a portrait entitled ZHC, is now on display in the Florida Capitol.
Marcus Chambers, Okaloosa County Superintendent of Schools, visited Ruckel Middle School to celebrate the 7th-grader as the Okaloosa County School District’s Art in the Capitol Winner.
“Brodie is a talented student who has a passion for art and his skill set is impressive,” said Chambers.
Gina Piccorossi is Lacanilao’s art teacher at RMS.
The Art in the Capitol Competition is a statewide visual arts competition for Florida students in grades 6 through 8.
Each school district holds an annual art competition with artwork judged by a selection committee consisting of art teachers. The winning art from each district is displayed in the Capitol during the legislative session.