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Over 150 entries in Walkin’ On Chalk event

April 14, 2014

Main Street Altus held the 10th annual Walkin’ on Chalk this past Sunday, April 13 in downtown Altus. There were a total of 30 banners judged with the Scientific Theme “Spark a Reaction”. There were also 125 chalk squares judged.


Each chalk art contestant was provided a 5-foot by 5-foot area of concrete to create their works of art on. This year, $1,295 was raised by sponsors to be awarded to contestants. Alexis Julian, a 12th grader at Altus High School, received a $200 prize for Best of Show. The $100 Junior Best of Show award went to Angela Nichols, a 6th grader at Navajo School. Chalk awards were 1st - $50, 2nd - $35, and 3rd - $25 in each category.


Banner contest winners received 1st - $100, 2nd - $75, and 3rd - $50. Canvas banners were donated by the Short Grass Arts and Humanities Council.


There was also a drawing/coloring contest for the 1st and 2nd grade students at no charge.


Banner Winners:


First Place: Banner #16, “Birds”, Natalie Julian


Second Place: Banner #23, “Inspire”, Nataly Sandavol


Third Place: Banner #3, “Einstein E=MC2”, Crede Alejandre


Color/Draw Page Participants:


Kaitlyn Roman, Kindergarten, Will Rogers Elementary


Mercedez Caldera, Pre-K, Washington Elementary


Molly Mayes, 2 years-old


Owen Winters, Pre-K, Sunset Elementary


Chalk Winners:


1st – 2nd Grade Category:


First Place: Square #12, Xelynn Calera, 2nd grader, Washington Elementary


Second Place: Square #14, Addysen King, Kindergarten, Sunset Elementary School


Third Place: Square #11, Savannah Wallace, 1st grade, Will Rogers Elementary School


3rd – 4th Grade Category:


First Place: Square #30, Eliza Vargas, 4th grade, Washington Elementary


Second Place: Square #31, Frank Lopez, 3rd grade, Washington Elementary


Third Place: Square #33, Morgan Beason, 3rd grade, Sunset Elementary


5th – 6th Grade Category:


First Place: Square #68, Angela Nichols, 6th grade, Navajo Elementary School


Second Place: Square # 71, Jonathan Wathen, 6th grade, Altus Intermediate School


Third Place: Square #70, Alison Nichols, 5th grade, Altus Intermediate School


7th – 8th Grade Category:


First Place: Square #105, Hadley David, 7th grade, Altus Jr. High


Second Place: Square #102, Baylee Cox, 7th grade, Altus Jr. High


Third Place: Square #112, Erin Waldroop, 8th grade, Altus Junior High


9th – 10th Grade Category:


First Place: Square # 205, Bekah Parks, 10th grade, Altus High School


Second Place: Square #203, Kimberly Monrrigo, 10th grade, Altus High School


Third Place: Square #212, Natalie Julian, 10th grade, Altus High School


11th – 12th Grade Category:


First Place: Square #306, Alexis Julian, 12th grade, Altus High School


Second Place: Square #307, Raul Ortiz, 12th grade, Altus High School


Third Place: Square #304, Jace Prough, 12th grade, Altus High School


College/Adult Category:


First Place: Square #406, Tia Vega, Altus


Second Place: Square #403, Lindsay McKenzie, Altus


Third Place: Square #405, Serena Hitter, Altus


Jr. Best of Show


Square #68: Angela Nichols, 6th grader, Navajo School


Sr. Best of Show


Square #306: Alexis Julian, 12th grader, Altus High School