Blue Jay Senior with a Talent for Drawing Earns a “Stamp” of Approval in Prestigious National Contest

Posted May 24, 2016 / Last updated May 25, 2016

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Chase Mascaro '16

Chase Mascaro ’16

A Jesuit senior’s love of art and the outdoors has garnered national recognition.

Chase Mascaro, who has enjoyed hunting and fishing for most of his life, recently placed third in the annual Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Mascaro has been drawing and sketching since the age of 10. His colored pencil entry (shown below) depicts a pair of hooded mergansers.

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service coordinates the nationwide contest, the purpose of which is to engage young people and foster a lifelong appreciation for the outdoors.

Mascaro qualified for this prestigious competition by winning “Best of Show” at the state level. He plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and major in biochemistry.

He is the son of Michelle and Chuck Mascaro of Slidell.

best in show by Chase Mascaro - with ribbon