The Vineyard Conservation Society has named the winners of their annual high school art competition.

Charter school student Lucy Thompson won first place prize in drawing.

This year’s theme was Water, an Island’s Precious Resource, and winners created paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and other media inspired by the theme.

The winners will be honored at a reception, awards ceremony, and exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on Sunday, May 24 at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The winning artwork will be on display in the film center lobby for two weeks.

Regional high school student Katherine Reid won first place in painting for her portrait of a fisherman titled Guardian of the Sound.

Lucy Thompson, a charter school student, won first place in drawing for her pastel drawing of hands and flowers.

In the popular photography category, high school student Jessica Haynes won first place for her photo, titled Smoke, of Menemsha Beach just after sunset.

High school student Iris Albert took home top honors in sculpture for her work titled Cape Poge, a ceramic representation of chimneys in the waters off Chappaquiddick.

Katherine Reid, first place in painting for portrait of a fisherman.

Curtis Fisher won first place in digital media for a video on the uses and value of water on Martha’s Vineyard.

There were also 10 special distinction winners: Margaret Joba-Woodruff for painting, Olivia Smith, Caroline Roddy, Kayla Oliver, Elijah Laikin, and Pearl Vercruysse for photography, and Sean O’Malley, Olin Gannon, Tiki Green and Susanna Becchio for sculpture.

First place winners each receive $100 in cash, and special distinction winners receive gift certificates furnished by Mocha Motts, Espresso Love, Nat’s Nook, Fella’s, Rocco’s and Martha’s Vineyard Film Society.

VCS executive director Brendan O’Neill, Featherstone Center for the Arts executive director Ann Smith, and Island artist and Martha's Vineyard Regional High School graudate Hannah Moore served as judges.