Bescot Promotions joined forces with Cannock Chase Council to launch the competition for youngsters living in the Cannock Chase District.
To be in with a chance of winning, children simply had to draw a picture based on what Easter means to them.
Over 500 young people entered the competition, including youngsters from local nurseries, primary and secondary schools.
The winners and runners- up are as follows:
Winner: Oliver Smith, aged 3three
Lewis Whipps, aged 5five
Owen Gillan, aged 4four
Asra Lovenberry, aged 4four
Five to eight year- olds
Winner: Nell Bleu Beverly Clenton, aged 6six
Runners up: Nathan Newport, aged 8eight
Jasmine Dixon, aged 7seven
Freya Yates, aged 7seven
Eight to 11 year- olds
Winner: Brandon Clarke, aged 9nine
Katie Hill, aged 1010
Thomas Jackson, aged 1010
Sian Farrington, aged 11
11 to 16- year- olds
Winner: Shannon Craddock, aged 13
Keeley McCandless, aged 13
Jackie Grice, aged 13
Stephen Lewis, aged 13
The winning youngsters attended a celebration on Thursday 10th April and were presented with their prizes. These included chocolate Easter eggs and art activity books.
The winning artwork, along with pictures submitted by other all the children who entered, will beare on display during over the Easter holidays in the Council’s shop – Unit 1 Market Hall Precinct adjacent to Cannock Indoor Market Hall. The public are encouraged to come and enjoy the pictures and visit Cannock’s Town Centre markets at the same time.
Linda Shaw, Assistant Markets Officer for Cannock Chase Council, said: “It was great to see the number of entries and the quality of artwork we received. The Council is working closely with Bescot Promotions to promote the markets within Cannock Town Centre and we would encourage people to come along and see the variety of stalls their local markets have on offer”.
Steve Evans, Director of Bescot Promotions, said: “We were delighted with the response from the local schools and have enjoyed promoting this joint initiative with the Council. I would urge everyone to go along and see the pictures that are being displayed in the town centre”.
Member since: 10th July 2012
I am Steve Mallows, the owner of thebestofcannock.I have lived in Cannock since moving down from Yorkshire aged 5 years.I am passionate about the Cannock area and helping local businesses. I have a keen...