Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Winners Announced for Schuylkill Haven Art Competition

  Schuylkill Haven, PA (April 5, 2016) –The Greater Schuylkill Haven Area Business Association recently announced the winners of “A Child’s View of Schuylkill Haven”, art and essay competition offered to students in the Schuylkill Haven School District.

 Lisa Robinson, Executive Director of The Walk In Art Center explained that students K – 4 were asked to draw their favorite part of Schuylkill Haven and students 5 – 12 could opt to draw or write an essay about their favorite. Students selected a variety of locations including Bubeck Park, The Walk In Art Center, churches, schools and businesses.

Robinson along with Ceil Michalik, Reba Llewellyn and Theresa Loneragan judged the students entries. “I enjoyed seeing the student’s interpretation of Schuylkill Haven,” said Robinson. “It was very difficult to select the winners because they were all wonderful.” Winning entries will be displayed at The Walk In Art Center throughout April and include:

St. Ambrose

Grade 1: Winner: Rylee Tarleton
Honorable Mention: Bo McDonald

Grade 2: Winner: Lily Snyder
Honorable Mention: Annie Dasch

Grade 3: Winner: Elizabeth Becker
Honorable Mention: Leah Becker & Katie Smalley

Grade 4: Winner: Makaylal Fox
Honorable Mention: Grace Brennan

Schuylkill Haven Elementary Center

Kindergarten: Winner: Victoria Nguyen & Aisley Jenan
Honorable Mention: Zoe Baer & Anna Messina

Grade 1: Winner: Julia Arsenault & Gracelyn Line
Honorable Mention: Lynsey Ernst, Raven Arceo & Abigail Westhafer

Grade 2: Winner: Payton Miller & Daniel Fanelli
Honorable Mention: Abigail Zagar, Gigi Murton & Cali Stauffer

Grade 3: Winner: Evielyn Hower & Riley Seligman
Honorable Mention: Aden Celani & Charles Law

Grade 4: Winner: Abriel Crawford & Katelyn Donne
Honorable Mention: Alyvia Trostle, Sophianna Stricker & Jordyn Moyer

Schuylkill Haven Middle School

Art: Winner: Olivia Rugh
Honorable Mention: Madison Steele

Essay: Winner: Jennifer Rowlan & Olivia Lang
Schuylkill High School

Art: Winner: Kali Muttersbaugh
Honorable Mention: Ty Minnick

Essay: Winner: Heidi O’Boyle

Honorable Mention: Lillian Stoyer & Jake Felty

The winners and their parents attended a recent Greater Schuylkill Haven Business Association meeting for a reception and award presentation that was held at The Main Street Hall on Main Street in Schuylkill Haven owned and operated by Elmer and Ginger Ebling. Students who won and received Honorable Mentions were awarded with Walmart and Rita’s Gift Cards.

“Congratulations and thank you to all the students who participated in the competition,” said Theresa Loneragan, president of The Greater Schuylkill Haven Area Business Association.” “The talent in our area is outstanding.”

The Greater Schuylkill Haven Area Business Association is a group of local professionals and business owners whose mission is to make the Borough a great place to live, work and visit. For more information and to get involved, please visit: