Fourteen-year-old wins statewide fine arts competition

photo Allison Anderson's watercolor paintings have won first-place prizes in the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools statewide junior high fine arts competition.

ALLISON ANDERSONAge: 14.School: Home-schooled ninth-grader.Favorite movies: "Pride and Prejudice" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's."Favorite book: Any Agatha Christie book.Hobbies: Running, swimming, eating and baking.Pets: A rabbit, Clover; a turtle, Crush; a gerbil, Jabberwocky; two dogs, Ribsy and Sanford; and a cat, Nosy.Siblings: Adam, 19, and Sam, 16.

CLAIM TO FAMEAllison Anderson, 14, crafts jewelry at her home, which she has sold to fund several charitable efforts. Her watercolor paintings have won first-place prizes in the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools statewide junior high fine arts competition. She also competes in varsity cross-country races for the home-school track team the Chattanooga Patriots.

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