Middle School Artists Sweep the Sidewalk Chalk Competition

Sep 23, 2014 | Media Galleries, Middle School News, Uncategorized

IMG_1266Congratulations to Hank Kunath’s grade 7 art class in winning 1st, 2nd AND 3rd place at the Sandy Springs Chalk Walk Competition on Saturday. September 20.

Individuals and teams were assigned a 4’x4′ square and issued a box of sidewalk chalk. Registrants entered in one of three categories: Middle School, High School and Adult.

Artwork was judged by a panel of industry experts and based on the following criteria:
1) originality, creativity and artistic technique
2) best use of color, texture and chalk media
3) overall appearance

1st Place Winners and recipients of $500 – Caroline Kilgore’s Team: Maddy Jakes, Addison Geoghagen, Olivia McBurnett and Sarah Sims
2nd Place Winners and recipients of $250 – Caroline Bernstein’s Team: Lauren Waters, Emery Dikeman and Melinda Carden
3rd Place Winners and recipients of $100 – Nick Schab’s Team: Jack Palmer, Bennett Williams, Kolby Rothbard and Clayton Patnode.

All five MVPS competing teams were joined by their parents and families, defining team spirit. This was an incredible day for our Mount Vernon community.

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