Morpeth Town Art Competition: The Winners

IMG_8570On Wednesday 8 July, Strutt & Parker hosted the final showcase of their 40 shortlisted entrants and revealed the winner and runners up of the competition.

Congratulations to:

  • Sophie Thomson (Y10 at KEVI) who won first place for her acrylic on canvas painting of Morpeth Clock Tower. She was awarded a £100 Amazon voucher.
  • Well done also to Caitlin Scott (Y10 at KEVI) and Danny Lilico (Y8 at Chantry) who were the runners-up, winning £50 Amazon vouchers each.
  • Furthermore, 6 students were awarded a highly commended award (£10 Amazon voucher) and these were Thea Viernes and Maddy Stewart (Newminster), Leon Smith and Michael Smart (Chantry) and Phoebe Hoggan and Emily Brannigan (KEVI).

The event was very well attended and our guest judge, Corrymela Scott, returned to congratulate the winners.

Well done to all students who entered, were shortlisted and to our finalists. Parents and carers commented on how superb the quality of the work on show was.

Special thanks to Strutt & Parker for their donation of £750 to the Art Departments and for the winner and runner-up prizes.