The Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur recently hosted a contest entitled “Rush to Lose the Brush.” The contestants could paint with their hands, or any utensils other than a paint brush.

Orangefield senior, Krista Wheeler, won first place and received a large set of oil paints and brushes. Orangefield senior, Gabrielle Kespelher was the second place winner. Lauren Smith, another Orangefield  High School senior, won an Honorable Mention for her painting.

Pictured from left to right are Wheeler, Smith and Kespelher.