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Dec. 1, 2017 - Holiday Greeting Card Contest Results

 

In the annual holiday greeting card contest sponsored by the Plano ISD Education Foundation, almost 1,000 Plano ISD student from PreK through twelfth grade entered original artwork reflecting this year's theme Unfold the Season.

From these many beautiful entries, four finalists were selected by a panel of judges, and from these four finalists, a winner was named. Each finalist will receive a $50 award from the Education Foundation, and the winner will receive a $100 award. At the December 12 board meeting, certificates will be presented to the winner and finalists. The winning artwork by Robinson Middle School student Saher Kamal is the cover art for the 2017 Plano ISD and Education Foundation holiday greeting card, and the three additional finalists' artwork is printed on the back of the greeting card. 

Congratulations to these students and their teachers.

Holiday Contest Winners

At the December 12 school board meeting, student finalists and contest winner were honored with certificates by the Board of Trustees for their winning artwork. Pictured are Brandon Matamoros, Weatherford pre-k; Hannah Wyeth, Schell Elementary School, fifth grade; Saher Kamal (winner), Robinson Middle School, eighth grade; and Amanda He, Plano West Senior High, eleventh grade.

Pre-K to Second Grade Category

Semifinalists

  • Qasim Ahmad, Schell Elementary, second grade
  • Chloe Buu, Hunt Elementary School, second grade
  • Sofia Moreno, Hickey Elementary School, second grade

Finalist

Finalist art PreK - 2nd grade

  • Brandon Matamoros, Weatherford Elementary School, pre-K

Third to Fifth Grade Category

Semifinalist

  • Sean Cho, Mathews Elementary School, fourth grade
  • James Nguyen, Hickey Elementary School, fifth grade
  • Valerie Vazquez, Hickey Elementary School, fourth grade

Finalist

Finalist art 3rd - 5th grade

  • Hannah Wyeth, Schell Elementary School, fifth grade 

Sixth to Eighth Grade Category

Semifinalist

  • Audrey He, Schimelpfenig Middle School, seventh grade
  • Gloria Hu, Robinson Middle School, seventh grade
  • Kinsey Killion, Armstrong Middle School, seventh grade

Finalist (see artwork below under winner)

  • Saher Kamal, Robinson Middle School, eighth grade

Ninth to Twelfth Grade Category

Semifinalist

  • Audrey Hsien, Plano East Senior High School, twelfth grade
  • Leslie Noguez, Plano East Senior High School, eleventh grade
  • Li Shen, Jasper High School, ninth grade

Finalist

  • Amanda He, Plano West Senior High, eleventh grade

Finalist art 9th - 12th grade

Winner

Finalist art 6th - 8th grade

Saher Kamal, Robinson Middle School, eighth grade.