Students from Middle Canyon Elementary and Stansbury Park Elementary were honored as county-wide winners of Valley Behavioral Health’s annual third-grade art contest. This contest is done in order to honor National Mental Health Month in May. The topic this year was “When I feel good about myself I can…”
Bowen Thomas from Stansbury Park Elementary was awarded first place for his drawing, “When I feel good about myself, I can go ANYWHERE.” He took home a new light-up sketch pad to encourage him to keep utilizing his talent for drawing.
The second- through fifth-place winners all received their own game of Pictionary so they can practice drawing with their families at home.
Ella Henry from Middle Canyon Elementary took second place with her drawing, “When I feel good about myself, I can help at the homeless shelter.”
Mea Montgomery, another student from Middle Canyon Elementary, was awarded third place for her drawing, “When I feel good about myself, I can spend time with nature.”
Margarita Flores from Middle Canyon Elementary was awarded fourth place for her drawing of “When I feel good about myself, I can dream my fairytale.”
Brylie Ann Gygi from Stansbury Park Elementary took fifth place for her picture, “When I feel good about myself, I can draw.”
Thank you to all the teachers who encouraged their students to participate, and to those students who submitted their artwork. Nearly 250 entries were submitted in this contest. The top 66 entries were displayed in the library during the month of April, where the community could vote for their favorite pieces of artwork. The votes were counted and the top five winners were selected.