Edgar Snyder & Associates 2014 "My Holiday Wish" Contest Winners

2014 Coloring Contest - Maleah

The Results Are In – Check Out Our 2014 Coloring Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of our 2014 "My Holiday Wish" Coloring Contest. These talented artists from around the area were selected from more than 700 entries.

Grand Prize Winner
Maleah Pacella, age 10
Paynter Elementary School
Baldwin, PA

Maleah, our grand-prize winner, was chosen by a panel of local judges to have her artwork featured on the cover of our 2014 holiday card. In addition to having her artwork featured for the enjoyment of all our clients, she received a $250 VISA gift card and a $1,000 donation to Paynter Elementary on her behalf. View the full news release here.

3 Runner-Up Winners

Our 3 runners-up also received $1,000 donations, made in their honor, to their elementary schools, as well as $100 VISA gift cards.

2014 Coloring Contest - Jaelyn

Jaelyn Weingartner, age 11
Moore Elementary School
Brentwood, PA

2014 Coloring Contest - Kiersten

Kiersten Finnigan, age 8
Elroy Elementary School
Brentwood, PA

2014 Coloring Contest - Cara

Cara Runyan, age 10
Clarion-Limestone Elementary
Strattanville, PA

A Special Thanks to Our Judges

We're always grateful for the help and artistic eyes of our local judges. This year's panel included:

  • Ruth Bedeian – Retired Pittsburgh Public Schools Art Teacher
  • Ing Kalchthaler – Children's Librarian at Shaler North Hills Library
  • Myrna Rosen – Adjunct professor in Carnegie Mellon's School of Design and Internationally-Recognized Calligraphy Artist.
  • Becky Willis – A local mother and Mommy-Blogger over at 'lil Burghers

Thank you again for making 2014 another successful year for the area's young artists. We look forward to seeing all the fantastic work in years to come.