Students Take Top Honors In 2020 Fulton County Art Calendar
Nishitha Putrevu, a 6th grader at Webb Bridge Middle School, won top honors at the 2020 Fulton County Art Calendar awards. Her design, "Save water, Water is life," was selected as the cover art for the calendar. Additionally, Nishitha received a proclamation honoring her from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.
Fulton County Schools (FCS) was well-represented in the calendar. After over 200 students sent in designs to be considered for the calendar, 22 were selected. Of those selected, 15 were FCS students. Nehasri Kathiravan, Abbots Hill Elementary; Anvitha Suram, Cambridge High; Evelin Hernandez and Niayelle Layne, Campbell Elementary; Kavisha Gupta and Jesme Varughese, Creek View Elementary; William Chanco and Daniela Jimenez, Northwood Elementary; Barrett Rixey and Maison Rixey, Vickery Mill Elementary; Abby Allen, Dylan Cortizo, Harshita Prasad, and Aimy Varughese, Webb Bridge Middle School, all had their art work selected for the calendar.
Ashley Miller, Webb Bridge Middle Art Teacher, was saluted for having the cover winner participate in the contest. All art teachers were thanked for promoting the message of water conservation and encouraging the creativity of their students by having them participate in the contest.
Rebecca Williams, Webb Bridge Middle Principal, said "I am so proud of Nishitha and the four other WBMS students who are featured in the Fulton County Art Calendar! Their artistic expressions to save our planet's water are both impressive and powerful."
Campbell Elementary Principal Leah McDaniel said, "It is a proud moment as a principal to have environmentally conscious students, who are able to apply academic knowledge paired with artistic ability, to change the world around them."