District 62 School Board President Brenda Murphy awarded first place to Theresa Li, Algonquin Middle School, in the 2012 District 62 Winter Card Design Contest. Li, an eighth-grade student, designed a card featuring a pair of cardinals set on a snowy background.
Representatives from the Des Plaines Arts Council, Des Plaines Park District, and Maine 207 judged 144 entries on grade appropriate execution, originality, and creativity.
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The winning design is featured on the 2012 card that the district sends during the holiday season. All entries will be displayed from Nov. 30-Jan. 7, at the Des Plaines Public Library. Each artist will receive a participation certificate.
Second- and third-place winners were also honored by the board of education. They are: second place, Jonathan Arabis, North Elementary School, third grade; and third place, Sara Gonzalez, Chippewa Middle School, eighth grade.
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