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Mexico Students Show Off Ceramics Skills At Feats Of Clay

From left, art students: Morgan Chrisman, Brianna Beedy, Sydney Lawton and Jessie Faulkner, show off their clay creation, as part of the no hands throw at the 2018 Feats of Clay competition in Syracuse.

From left, art students: Morgan Chrisman, Brianna Beedy, Sydney Lawton and Jessie Faulkner, show off their clay creation, as part of the no hands throw at the 2018 Feats of Clay competition in Syracuse.

MEXICO – Mexico High School art students exceeded teacher Barbara Sheldon’s expectations during their performances at the 2018 Feats of Clay event at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse.

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From left, art students: Morgan Chrisman, Brianna Beedy, Sydney Lawton and Jessie Faulkner, show off their clay creation, as part of the no hands throw at the 2018 Feats of Clay competition in Syracuse.

The 31st annual event brought schools from throughout Central New York together to compete in a variety of clay tasks: cylinder stack, mug production, no hands, blindfold throw, pot put and coil building.

More than one dozen participating MHS students exhibited teamwork, perseverance and incredible artistic ability with each challenge.

Students who brought their MHS-learned ceramics skills to Feats of Clay include: Brianna Beedy, Sydney Bogart, Alexis Cleveland, Morgan Chrisman, Alyssa Dann, Jessie Faulkner, Nicholas Hartmann, Matthew Holliday, Sydney Lawton, Dylan Long, Kathryn Morgan, Allyson Ruby, Matthew Shaw, Megan Shaw, Katie Spaulding, Isaiah Turo and Christine Weber.

Sheldon said she couldn’t be more proud of all of their hard work.