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Riverside Healthcare Announces 2018 Art 4 Heart Awards and Recognitions

Congratulations and thank you to all of this year's participants!

KANKAKEE, IL (February 23, 2018) |  Over 200 students, teachers and community members joined Riverside Healthcare at the Seventh Annual Art 4 Heart event at The Majestic in Kankakee on Thursday, February 22. The reception featured artwork submitted by 53 talented high school students depicting the journey to a healthy heart through the artist's eye.

Submissions included intricate drawings, paintings, sculptures, photography and more from the following schools:

  • Bishop McNamara High School
  • Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School
  • Central High School
  • Dwight Township High School
  • Herscher High School
  • Iroquois West High School
  • Kankakee High School
  • Kankakee Trinity Academy
  • Momence High School
  • Peotone High School
  • Reed-Custer High School 

Pictured Left to Right: Emma Maze (Canvas Painting); Katrina Hosek (Ceramic Mugs); Dr. Arshad Yousuf; Skylar Goode (Ceramic with Lights); Lisa Hanley; Beth Saathoff (Ceramic Games);Kathryn Kurtz (Framed Print); Christina Loraine

The following awards were presented by this year's guest juror, Lisa Hanley, an award-winning local artist, Christina Loraine, Curator of Art 4 Heart and Dr. Arshad Yousuf, cardiothoracic surgeon at the Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute:

  • Grand Prize: Katrina Hosek, Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School
  • 1st Runner Up: Beth Saathoff, Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School
  • 2nd Runner Up: Kathryn Kurtz, Bishop McNamara High School
  • Social Media #riversidea4h: Skylar Goode, Grant Park High School
  • Doctor's Recommendation: Emma Maze, Reed-Custer High School

For more photos of Art 4 Heart and other Heart Month celebrations at Riverside, click here. To view video footage of this year's Art 4 Heart event, click here.

Visit RiversideHealthcare.org to learn more about Riverside's community involvement and award-winning services.