Ridge student wins arts grand prize
Contributed photo, Rachel Childers, left, posed with her "Portrait of Elmer" and U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, right, during a Saturday reception at Tohono Chul Park. Childers' painting of her grandfather earned first place in the Congressional Arts Competition for Giffords' Eighth Congressional District of Arizona. It'll hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

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