Judges Select 2014 Poster Competition Winners!
Four talented students were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges to be the 2014 winners of the annual Concert on the Green Poster Competition. Over 90 applications were received for this year's Competition from Clay County Elementary, Junior, and High School visual art students.
The mission of the Concert on the Green is to provide music and visual art scholarship opportunities to Clay County students by celebrating the talents of these students during an annual outdoor event. The Concert on the Green has been held for 24 of the last 26 years and has awarded over $300,000 to local students and schools. In 2014, the concert, showcasing the student art and music scholarship winners, will be held on Sunday, May 25th at Magnolia Point Golf and Country Club in Green Cove Springs.
The Senior Division winners of the 2014 Poster contest were all new participants in the competition. The 1st place position was won by Ashley Stokes, a 10th grader at Clay High School. Her winning poster is titled "Patrons of Our Country". Ashley has been studying art for 10 years. She hopes to use her talents in the study of Art in college. Her poster will be used in advertisement for the Memorial Day Weekend concert.
The 2nd place winner, an Orange Park High School sophomore, was Elizabeth Walker. Her poster is titled "Patriotic Symphony".
Fleming Island High School freshman Valentina Rojas was awarded a Honorable Mention for her poster titled "Remember of Heroes".
A Great Hang Ups Merit Award, a new award this year, was given to Emily Kennicutt, a junior at Orange Park High School for her poster titled, "Majestic Tuba".
First place was awarded to Sara Reed, a home-schooled eighth grader. Her poster is titled "Stars and Stripes Set The Skies".
The second place winner, an eighth grader at Lake Asbury Junior High School, is Ally Dailey. Her poster is titled "Musical Flag"
An honorable mention award was given to Taylor Holmes, an eighth grader at Lake Asbury Junior High School for her artwork titled, "Parade"
Fourth - Sixth Grade
First place was awarded to Hannah Vanover, a St. Johns Country Day School fifth grader. Her poster is titled "Let Freedom Fly". The second place winner, a fifth grader at St. Johns Country Day School, is Maddie Moody. Her poster is titled "With Honor". An honorable mention award was given to Abbey Lantinberg, a fifth grader at St. Johns Country Day School for her artwork titled, "The Concert"
Kindergarten - Third Grade
First place was awarded to Anna Rafalski, an Orange Park Elementary School third grader. Her poster is titled, "Musical Military". The second place winner, a second grader at Fleming Island Elementary, is Skylar Ward. Her poster is titled, "Fireworks in the Night". An honorable mention award was given to Ashlyn Martin, a third grader at Lake Asbury Elementary for her artwok titled, "Navy Notes".