HopeHealth names Veterans with Hope art contest winners
Four students were recently presented gift cards for their winning submissions in the second annual Veterans with Hope “Thank a Vet” Art Contest. More than 25 artists participated in the contest in two age groups.
Ages 13 to 18
First Place – Vanessa Sharper – Age 15 – South Florence High School
Second Place – Lennia Valarie – Age 17 – Wilson High School
Ages 12 and under
First Place – Cayson Lupo – Age 8 – Temple Christian Academy
Second Place – Trenton Anderson – Age 7 – Temple Christian Academy
First place winners were awarded $100 gifts cards, and second place winners received $50 cards.
The art contest is open to all kids in Florence, Clarendon, Aiken, Orangeburg, and Williamsburg counties each fall. Submissions reflect a gratitude and appreciation for current and former military personnel and the sacrifices made for our freedom. This year, HopeHealth provided art kits on a first-come, first-served basis for participants.
Each artists could also include a description of up to 250 words explaining their piece. Selected submissions will be framed and displayed in HopeHealth facilities along with selections from last year’s entries.