The Region 8A Visual Arts Festival was held at Crookston High School Wednesday and featured student artists from CHS and 11 other high schools from the region.

Student works were judged at the Minnesota State High School League-sponsored event in 12 categories, such as drawing, painting and computer-based art. Ratings of Excellent, Superior or Spotlight were given.

The afternoon featured various art workshops for students to attend, and a public viewing of their art in the gymnasium.