Art for Animals Kids Pet Art contest promotes adoption

Thursday, May 21, 2015

This past weekend, I got to judge the Citizens for Animal Protection "Art for Animals" Kids Pet Art Contest.

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My fellow judges Nancy Hoffman, artist Kermit Eisenhut I had a tough job: trying to choose a winner from hundreds of entries from area students.

My little girl Winnie loves animals, so I took her along to see the art & to visit with the adoptable animals at CAP. (I'm still not sure how we got back home without adopting a kitten or guinea pig!)

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The students were asked to create art that showed their love of pets, promoted animal wellness or encouraged pet adoption.

Here's the winners:

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Best of Show, Grand Prize Winner

Nadin Othman, Mayde Creek High School

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Elementary School (Top Row):

1st: Bradley Manwaring, Rylander Elementary

2nd: Cloe Gonzalez, Tom Wilson Elementary

3rd: Audrey Rovillain, River Oaks Elementary

Middle School (Middle Row):

1st: Brett Payne, Memorial MS

2nd: Chandler Gartner, Spring Branch MS

3rd: Carson Gentil, Memorial MS

High School (Bottom Row):

1st: Hayley Arnold, Seven Lakes HS

2nd: Alexis Hyde, Stratford HS

3rd: Ngan Cao, Mayde Creek HS

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Honorable Mentions

Top Row: Sebastian Iskander Bracho, Exley Elementary; Ember Thiele, Pine Shadows Elementary; Chloe Pounce, The Village School

Middle Row: Zoe Puno, Tom Wilson Elementary; Rebecca Fleemer, Memorial Middle School; Haven Denner, Mayde Creek High School

Bottom Row: Marbelli Gonzalez, Fielder Elementary; Jordan Heath, Frostwood Elementary; Tristan Gonzalez, Exley Elementary

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