Photo by Flickr user RustyBeans/ Creative Commons
Stephanie Varela poses with her painting alongside Congressman Xavier Becerra. Photo by Flickr user RustyBeans/ Creative Commons
Photo by Flickr user RustyBeans/ Creative Commons

Stephanie Varela, Boyle Heights Beat art contributor and Roosevelt High School student, won first place in the 34th Congressional District Student Art Competition with her Mariachi Plaza-inspired painting.  Congressman Xavier Becerra (right) and Art in the Park held the 2013 Student Art Competition Ceremony at Plaza De La Raza last Wednesday titled “Los Angeles: What does your community look like?”

Lourdes Espinoza

Lourdes Espinoza is a student Broadcast Journalism at Cal State University, Los Angeles. She works as a community associate for Boyle Heights Beat. Seeking and sharing local events has allowed her to sharpen...

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