Avery Knoblauch, a first grader at Osakis Elementary and daughter of Jen Jensen and Cory Knoblauch of Lowry, has been selected as the 3rd place winner of the 2022-2023 Illustrating America Art contest in her grade division on the national level. Her entry placed 1st in her grade at her school and 2nd in the state competition. It was then forwarded, along with other state-winning entries, to the VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., for the final judging. Her art piece was also on display at the VFW Auxiliary National Convention in Phoenix, Ariz.