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Twelve K-12 students chosen as winners of green-spaces-themed art project.

| June 2, 2014

 

MENTOR, Ohio Twelve contest winners from eight states have been chosen as winners of the fourth annual Art of Green Spaces poster contest sponsored by Project EverGreen and Birds & Blooms Magazine, a Reader’s Digest publication.

The contest asked students in kindergarten through 12th grade to create a poster that exemplifies what “green spaces” meant to them. The contest was divided into four grade groups.

 "The quality of the artwork never ceases to amaze us. These are some seriously talented students," says Cindy Code, Project EverGreen executive director. "Their skills reflect the important role greens spaces play in their lives every day."

A panel of professional artists and designers reviewed the entries and selected the winning posters. First, second and third place artists in each age group will receive an Amazon gift card worth $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

The winning entries in each age group were:

Kindergarten through second grade:
First place Abdullah Khan, Stafford, Texas
Second place Rose Downey, Port Orange, Fla.
Third place Makyla Hawley, McLoud, Okla.

Third grade through sixth grade:
First place Vincent Ray C. Tagulao, Wildomar, Calif.
Second place Sophia Zimonopoulos, Port Orange, Fla.
Third place Areeb Hilal, Stafford, Texas

Seventh grade through ninth grade:
First place Katy Shawke, Bloomingdale, Ill.
Second place Madeleine Giuliani, Rockville, Md.
Third place Opeoluwa Obajolu, Indianapolis, Ind.

10th grade through 12th grade:
First place Carlo Tagulao, Murrieta, Calif.
Second place Cheyenne Wichner, Glendale, Ariz.
Third place Kim Michalik, Salisbury, Md.

The winning artwork can be found by following this link to Project EverGreen’s website.

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