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Showing the artist
McKenna Christensen celebrates with family at the opening night for her student exhibition at the Freeport Art Museum. (Photo for the Times: Emily Massingill)
FREEPORT - Highland Community College's McKenna Christensen is the 2016-17 winner of the $1,000 Eduard Buss and $1,000 Ferguson Fine Arts Scholarships and as the lone recipient, she's holding her own student exhibition at the Freeport Art Museum. That's not exactly typical for a second-year junior college student, but she's thrilled to have the honor. "Getting to branch out with my art anywhere is amazing," Christensen said.

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