The Minnesota State High School League and Art Educators of Minnesota presented the 2021 Visual Arts Spotlight on the Arts Award Winners. The students receiving the "Best of Site" recognition at their virtual Section Visual Arts Festival receive the Spotlight on the Arts Award and are recognized on the MSHSL Website.

Sarah Jiang, a 2021 graduate of Alexandria Area High School and Amya Hagen, a senior at AAHS are recipients of the award.

Sarah received the award in the Painting category with her "New World" submission and in the Computer Based Art Category with her work entitled "Night on the 94th Floor". Amya was recognized in the Computer Based Art Category with her submission "To Be Whole"

Congratulations Sarah and Amya!