Perla Hernandez, a senior at Somerset High School, had about a dozen of her original works on display as part of an independent study art project at the Somerset Fine Arts Festival at Somerset Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 27. She used computer graphics, watercolor crayons, colored pencils, glitter and multiple other media. (Photo by Sarah Young)1 / 3
Tara O’Haodha and her children, fourth-grader Rowan and first-grader Fionn, admired a display of robots and pottery at the Somerset Fine Arts Festival at Somerset Middle School Thursday, Feb. 27. (Photo by Sarah Young)2 / 3
This clay octopus made by Somerset 10th grader Madison Wall looked like it was going to leap off the black velvet background at the Somerset Fine Arts Festival at Somerset Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 27. (Photo by Sarah Young)3 / 3
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004.