14 Conroe ISD Students Named Semifinalists in I Am Texas Art & Writing Contest

By: Sarah D. Blakelock
| Published 05/21/2024


CONROE, TX -- The Bryan Museum announced 14 students from Conroe ISD as semifinalists in the 2024 I Am Texas writing and art contest.

Congratulations to the following students:

Stephanie Reynoso – Austin Elementary
Aracely Osorio – Austin Elementary
Monica Paredes – Austin Elementary
James Aker Alexander Zhang – Bush Elementary
Maggie Vickers – Bradley Elementary
Londyn Tassin – Clark Intermediate
Mariya Khaiyat – Clark Intermediate
Mila Duty – Clark Intermediate
Nicholas Miller – College Park High School
Amber De La Torre – College Park High School
Emma Lincoln – College Park High School
Idanya Vasquez Lopez – Vogel Intermediate

April Zhang – Bush Elementary
Evelyn McIver – Clark Intermediate

Finalists will be announced in mid-August and winners will be announced September 10. Finalists have their work published and displayed at The Bryan Museum.

I Am Texas is an annual competition that lauched after 1,000 kids made history together in 2022 by breaking the Guinness World Record for the Largest Published Book in the World. Students are encouraged to share their Texas story through writing and art.

The Bryan Museum in Galveston was built in 1894 and houses more than 70,000 pieces that tell the story of Texas and the American West and contains many online resources for student research.

For a complete list of semifinalists and for more information on the contest, visit

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