Amelia Natterstad, a seventh grader from View Ridge Middle School, is the first-place winner in this year’s Superintendent’s Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest. Her artwork was selected by judges as the entry that best exemplifies “Healthy Happy Holidays”, this year’s contest theme.
Winning design by Amelia Natterstad, Grade 7, View Ridge Middle School
Amelia’s design will be featured on this year’s cover of Ridgefield School District’s holiday greeting card. As first-place winner, she will receive a $50 cash award.
Three semi-finalists were selected for runner up honors: Jael Benedick, a sixth grader from Sunset Ridge Intermediate School; Lilly Adams, a seventh grader from View Ridge Middle School; and LilyAnna Babien, a freshman at Ridgefield High School. Each semi-finalist will receive a $25 cash award.
Honorable Mentions were awarded to Anna Benedick, a fourth grader at Union Ridge Elementary School; Beverley Flynn, a fifth grader at Sunset Ridge Intermediate School; and Patricia Catacutan, a junior at Ridgefield High School.
All winners will receive a set of greeting cards imprinted with their artwork.
The Superintendent’s Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest, now in its seventh year, was launched by the District in 2014 in partnership with the Ridgefield Art Association to promote student creativity and encourage students’ appreciation of the arts.