Boys and Girls Club Recognizes Artwork Commemorating Influential

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Three members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield are being recognized for their artwork in commemoration of influential African-Americans.          

The winners were announced Friday night at a ceremony.

The art, featuring civil rights activists, was on display at the US Cellular store on South Glenstone last month and was voted on by the public.

Calyna Kelley took third place and a $100 reward.

Inara Briggs won second place with an award of $150. 

“I drew Rosa Parks because she’s brave and kind enough for people,” second place winner Inara Briggs says.

“I chose him because he changed the world by making it to where black and white people live together equally,” third place winner Calyna Kelley says.

The first place winner was artist Nyla…

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