Holiday Card Winners, 2017!


Holiday Card Winners, 2017!

The Cabbagetown Residents Association is delighted to announce the winners of its annual Holiday Card contest. Students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 at Sprucecourt and Winchester Public schools submitted their most creative holiday drawings. There are four winners: two at each school, one from the primary grades and the second from the junior grades.


Winchester Primary Winner
Grade 1

Winchester Junior Winner
Grade 7/8

Sprucecourt Primary Winner
Grade 2

Sprucecourt Junior Winner
Grade 7/8

These four images will be made into greeting cards sent out to all households within the CRA’s official boundaries of Parliament to the west, Gerrard to the south, Don Valley to the east and St. James’s Cemetery to the north. Watch for them in your mailbox! The contest winners each receive a Pizza Party for their class and a framed copy of their card.

Many thanks to our volunteer judges.

– Kristie Rogers has 15 years experience in the advertising and marketing industry. Currently, she works for Reebok managing their Canadian brand marketing efforts. Just as Albert Einstein said, she believes that “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

– Celia Fankhauser is an educator interested in developing programs and environments that foster creativity and individuality for all ages.

– Karen Whaley has a degree in art history and her favourite job ever was teaching arts and crafts at a day camp. She used to work at Artscape but now she’s a full-time parent to Elizabeth, age 3.

– Betty White is a professional artist and art teacher. She taught art to children for 28 years  at Montcrest School and continues to teach children in her Cabbagetown home since her retirement. She also actively exhibits her art work and had her last show in June 2017 at Teodora Art Gallery. Visit her website.

Please also enjoy the gallery of 12 “honourable mentions” from both schools and various grades that the judges also selected.

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