Edgar Snyder & Associates 2016 "My Holiday Wish" Contest Winners
The Judges Voted – Here Are The 2016 Coloring Contest Winners
We wanted to extend a big thank you to everyone who participated in our 13th annual "My Holiday Wish" Coloring Contest. We had hundreds of entries—and it wasn't easy for our panel of judges to make their final selections.
It was great to see how many amazing artists we have here in Pennsylvania, and how many teachers took the time to help their students enter.
Here are the 2016 "My Holiday Wish" Coloring Contest winners.
Grand Prize Winner
Ben Moore, age 10
Fulton Elementary School
Ben was selected as our grand prize winner by a panel of local judges and will have his artwork featured on the front of our firm's holiday card. He also won a $250 VISA gift card and a $1,000 donation to Fulton Elementary School in the Pittsburgh Public School District on his behalf.
Jordan Iozzo, age 9
Johnsonburg Area Elementary School
Jordan's wish that "everyone would use kind words" will also be featured on the back of our firm's card. In addition, he won a $100 VISA gift card and a $1,000 donation to Johnsonburg Area ELementary School.
Allison Little, age 8
St. Mary of Assumption School
As a runner-up, Allison's artwork will appear on the back of our holiday card. She also received a $100 VISA gift card and we made a $1,000 donation to St. Mary of Assumption School on her behalf.
Qaria Taylor, age 7
Duquesne Elementary School
As a runner-up, Qaria's artwork will appear on the back of our holiday card. She also received a $100 VISA gift card and we made a $1,000 donation to Duquesne Elementary School on her behalf.
Thank You to Our Judges
It's difficult to select four winners from so many wonderful pieces of art. Our judges had a tough job, and we'd like to say thank you for their time and insightful consideration. This year's panel included:
Hana Haatainen-Caye – Writer of the Green Grandma blog and children's author
Judith Jordan – Retired elementary school teacher of 35 years
Myrna Rosen – Adjunct professor in Carnegie Mellon's School of Design, internationally-recognized Calligraphy Artist, and grandmother of five
Thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and congratulations again to our winners. We wish you a safe and happy holiday season.