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Ravell Call, Deseret News
High school students from around Utah are honored for excellence in visual arts in the Senate at the Capitol in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.

SALT LAKE CITY — Young artists received awards for excellence in visual arts Wednesday at the state Capitol.

The 70 artists were all award winners in the 40th annual Utah All-State High School Art Show, hosted by the Springville Museum of Art.

Students also presented their artwork before the state House and Senate.