Joshua Edwards of the Antigua Grammar School emerged as overall winner of the Halo Christmas Art Competition 2018. Joshua entered in the 13 – 15-year-old category. The competition attracted hundreds of entries from public and private schools across Antigua and Barbuda. The students who participated ranged in ages from 7 – 18 years old. The St. Nicholas Primary School won all three prizes in the 7 – 9 year -old Category and the Antigua State College which participated for the first time, snapped up two of the three prizes in the 16 – 18-year category.
Governor General, His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams shared that the Halo Foundation Art Competition is designed with the main objectives of developing the skills of our young people and assisting them in their appreciation of the fine arts.
Founder and President of the Halo Foundation, Lady Williams announced that Halo will be rolling out further initiatives in 2019 to with the aim of honing the skills of our youth in the areas of art techniques and art history.
Their Excellencies Sir Rodney and Lady Williams congratulated all the winners who were in attendance at the brief ceremony at Government House to receive their cash prizes.
Photo: Courtesy Photogenesis
His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams and Lady Williams with the winners from the 2018 HALO Art Competition
1st Runner Up – Jean Regelan, St. Nicholas Primary
2nd Runner Up – Jasmine Khouly, St. Nicholas Primary
3rd Runner Up Coco Feiles, St. Nicholas Primary
10 – 12-year-old Category
1st Runner up – Stella Keeling, St. Nicholas Primary
2nd Runner up – Naesha Chambers, Gospel Light Elementary
3rd Runner up – Serenity Hunte, Island Academy
13 – 15-year-old Category
1st Runner up – Joshua Edwards, Antigua Grammar School
2nd Runner up – Joed Martin, Antigua Grammar School
3rd Runner up Janine Williams, Island Academy
16- 18-year-old Category
1st Runner Up – Akeile Benjamin, Antigua State College
2nd Runner Up – Farah Richardson, Island Academy
3rd Runner Up – Tequan Travenier, Antigua State College
Anastasia Mayers – 9 years old, Island Academy
Luca Deleau, 14 years old, Island Academy
Jasmine Klug, 16 years old, Island Academy
Neko Emard, 11 years old, New Winthorpes Primary