Lakeland class studies works of Native American artist John Nieto

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Second-grade art students at Lakeland studied the art of Native American artist John Nieto. They then tried their hand at recreating their own Nieto-inspired works. The class sent a photo of their work to Nieto and was thrilled when the artist responded with pleasure and gratitude. From left, first row, are Mason Koester, Victoria Chandler, Macie Kilmer, Elliana Pavalone, Gwen Collins, Kiya Allen, Destiny Park, Bria Hill and Alex Orman. Second row, Ryan Prestys, Paul Choo, Jackson Pochas, Nathan Boyarsky, Joseph Dodge, Tyler Ganz, Stephen Syrylo, Nathan Jager, John Paul Malak, Jamison Kozlowski and Brinley Spangenberg. Absent at the time of the photo were Morgan Naniewicz and Dominick Brunori. photo