Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Coweta: City of Newnan Announces Art Contest Winners for Georgia Cities Week

April 19 – 26 has been selected as Georgia Cities Week the theme being ‘A Story to Tell’ for 2009.

The winners have been announced for the city inspired art contest.

1st place winner is Kristen Bridges,
2nd place; Hallie Jenkins and
3rd place; Brittney Perkins.
Honorable mentions included Clint White and Evan McKinney.

All winners are from Newnan High School. First through third place winners will receive U.S. Savings bonds and a signed certificate from Mayor Keith Brady.

A city inspired art contest was held in the local high schools. Art students were encouraged to participate in submitting their best entries of art in depicting this year’s theme, ‘A Story to Tell’, for the GA Cities week.

The top five art pieces will be displayed at Newnan City Hall April 20th-26th.

“We are very proud of Newnan and the talent we have in our youth,” said Gina Snider, the city’s Public Information Officer. “I want to thank all the participants that entered the contest. It shows true commitment to our city. The city’s art contest is a great way for the youth of Newnan to display their talent and show their interpretation of our city through art.

Photo: L - R: Evan McKinney (HM), Hallie Jenkins (2nd Place), Kristen Bridges (1st Place), Brittney Perkins (3rd Place), Mayor Keith Brady, Clint White (HM)
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