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ISLAND ACADEMY TOPS IN HALO CARD COMPETITION

ISLAND ACADEMY TOPS IN HALO CARD COMPETITION

Island Academy emerged the school with the most entries and the best quality of artwork overall in the Halo Foundation’s 2015 greeting card competition. River Andrews, who is herself an Island Academy Student, was named  both the winner in the 13-15 year old age group, and the overall winner of the competition.
President and Founder of The Halo Foundation, Inc., Lady Sandra Williams, said she was extremely pleased with the response to this initiative. “We want to encourage, and to assist in the development of, the creative ability of our young people. There were almost 300 entries of extremely high design quality from schools across the island, and this is quite a good start. The winning design will be printed on the face of the Halo greeting cards for 2016, and these will be made available shortly.”
Individual winners in the various age categories are as follows:
Up to 6 years:
1st – Isabella Sanford (Island Academy)
2nd – Sasha Joseph (Island Academy)
3rd – Summer Humphreys (St. John’s Catholic Primary)
7 – 9 years:
1st – Isabella Feilles (St. Nicholas)
2nd – Jacey Naddour (St. Nicholas)
3rd – Jomar King (St. John’s Catholic Primary)
10-12 years:
1st – Lahron Peters  (Antigua Grammar School)
2nd – Jasyan Jacobs (Antigua Girls’ High School)
3rd – Hayley McIntosh (Island Academy)
13 – 15 years:
1st – River Andrews (Island Academy)
2nd – Devon Wuilliez (Island Academy)
3rd – Aminah Sidat (Island Academy)
16-19 years:
1st – Dhana Mazely (Island Academy)
2nd – Rebecca Swanepoel (Island Academy)
3rd – Javon Armstrong (Antigua Grammar School)
A special award for creativity and interpretation will also be given to Alissa Richards of Sunnyside Tutorial at a presentation ceremony to be held at Government House later this month.
Photo: Winning card design by River Andrews of Island Academy

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