Porter County Parks and Recreation announces awards to area schools in Winter Lights Art Contest

2013-12-02T11:35:00Z Porter County Parks and Recreation announces awards to area schools in Winter Lights Art ContestPorter County Parks and Recreation nwitimes.com
December 02, 2013 11:35 am  • 

DUNELAND | The Porter County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Winter Lights Festival Art Show.

The Art Show is held in conjunction with the Winter Lights Festival that was held on Nov. 16 to kick off the holiday season and show off the ever growing collection of lights on display through New Year’s Day.

This year’s theme for the Art Show was a “Snow Globe” Porter County Schools were offered a chance to enter an art exhibit depicting some sort of snow globe. The snow globe could be made from any materials and students were encouraged to be very creative with their projects. Many fabulous projects were submitted and voted upon by a “blind ballot’ system for fairness.

Winners included Flint Lake Elementary with their project entitled “There’s Snow Globe like home for the holidays” receiving first place. Memorial Elementary School “Escaping the Snow Globe” came in second place, Discovery Charter School Art Club took third place with “We Fish you a Merry Christmas” and fourth place honors went to Parkview Elementary School with their rendition of a snow globe made strictly from Starbuck cup holders.

Washington Township High School also took first place in their division for the beautiful “Polar Express” Snow Globe.

All winners will be given gift cards and awards at the upcoming Porter County Parks and Recreation monthly board meeting in the Commissioner’s Chambers of the Porter County Government Building at 155 Indiana Ave at 6 p.m., Dec. 5. All students, families and teachers are welcome to attend for the presentation.

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