Students compete in regional art contest Posted in: Lifestyle Early in the morning on Saturday, April 6th, 65 Elgin Middle School students gathered at the school to travel by bus to Walsh Middle school in Round Rock. The mood on the buses was light-hearted with laughter spilling out every other second. Quick reminders were given about interview processes and check-in. Junior Visual Arts Scholastic Event (Jr. VASE) for Region 13 was about to take place. Jr. VASE is the equivalent of UIL for art. Each student can enter one or two pieces of art that will be judged on originality, technique, skill and overall completeness of the artwork. They ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!