Cooper Young Announces Young Art Contest Winners

By: Tamara Cook

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The Cooper Young Business Association is proud to announce this year’s winners of the 2018 Young Artist Contest.  This post-festival event is held annually to encourage the love of art in school age children residing in the Mid-South.  The CYBA received 290 entries for the contest which had a theme of “Historically Hip Cooper Young.”  Reception for winners and artists will be held at Peabody Elementary located at 2086 Young Avenue on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.  Award Ceremony begins at 6:30 pm.

This contest is open to children, all over Memphis and surrounding communities, grades 1-12 and is sponsored by Sprouts Farmers Market.  All entries will be on exhibit for viewing in the cafeteria of Peabody School on the night of the reception. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Three $250 First Place, Three $100 Second Place, Three $75 Third Place, and Three $50 Honorable Mention; one each for grades 1st – 4th, grades 5th – 8th, and grades 9th – 12th.  This is a free, family-friendly art show open to the public.   We encourage everyone to come and enjoy the talent of these fine young artists.  Refreshments will be available.

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This years winners are listed below:

Grades 1st – 4th
First Place – Hadley Sugg – Peabody Elementary School
Second Place – Eliza Dill – Peabody Elementary School
Third Place – Elina Roy – Grahamwood Elementary School
Honorable Mention – Penny Natera – St. Agnes Academy
Grades 5th – 8th
First Place – Kathy Lam – Colonial Middle
Second Place – Maddie Hooper – Snowden
Third Place – Manvita Yarramsetty – Good Work Studio
Honorable Mention – Eric Cheng – Colonial Middle
Grade 9th – 12th
First Place – Avonte Lyles – White Station High School
Second Place – Shridhar Athinarayanan – White Station High School
Third Place – Sara Griffith – White Station High School
Honorable Mention – Michell Zeron – Oakhaven High School

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