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- Sarah Kesler designs District 1 Christmas card
Sarah Kesler, a 12th-grade student at Wren High School was awarded first place for her aspca christmas cards submission for the district Christmas card contest. Her work was selected from among entries from the district's high school art students. Sarah submitted the winning artwork and was presented with a gift certificate and a framed copy of her original drawing by Superintendent David Havird and assistant superintendent Jane Harrison, district coordinator for the program. Her artwork is printed on the district Christmas card that is distributed to all employees of District One.
Kesler is the daughter of Phillip and Michele Kesler of Powdersville.
Ann Bishop, art teacher at Wren High School says, "Sarah is a very talented young lady with gifts in visual and performing arts, as well as academics. She constantly challenges herself to work to the best of her abilities, competing not against others, but within herself. Sarah's pleasant demeanor, infectious smile, and willingness to learn make her a very special young lady. She will be missed at Wren High School when she graduates this year!"
Artwork from Francisca Gelabert, a student at Powdersville High School was selected as the second place winner. Third place winner was Elizabeth Kirkland of Powdersville High School. They were also presented with gift certificates.
Anderson One Superintendent David Havird said, "We have some extremely talented art students in our district. I am always amazed to see the art they present for the Christmas card. Congratulations to all entries and winners."
Public information director Harrison said, "This is an annual event for the district and each year provides a different school level the opportunity to compete for the artwork design of the district Christmas card. It has become a popular competition that rotates from elementary, middle and high. You can view all of the card submissions on district webpage at www.anderson1.k12.sc.us."