This self portrait was the overall winner at the West Texas Fair of Abilene, and artist Halle Cooley received "Best of Show" in the Fine Arts Youth, Junior division. Art work from Taylor County schools was entered into the competition and covered all grade levels. Halle is a sixth grade student at Jim Ned Junior High. She is the daughter of Carla and Hunter Cooley of Tuscola. Halle's art teacher, Jan Pearce, is a former student of Mason County Artist, Bill Worrell. Halle is the grand daughter of Carl Martin and Carlene Brollier of Mason.