Spaulding Elementary’s Mia Braddock wins 2019 DCSD Holiday Card Art Contest

Spaulding Elementary’s Mia Braddock wins 2019 DCSD Holiday Card Art Contest
Posted on 10/25/2019
Mia Braddock's PaintingLAMAR, S.C. – The title of 2019 DCSD Holiday Card Contest winner will take a trip down the road to Spaulding Elementary. Fifth grader Mia Braddock’s painting earned the most votes and will grace the cover of the district’s official holiday card.

Braddock’s painting portrays a family vehicle in a snowy scene returning home with a Christmas tree for the holidays.

This year, the Holiday Card Art Contest included Darlington County School District students in grades 3-5. The contest rotates grade levels each year and will include grades 6-8 in 2020. Employees in DCSD’s Administrative Offices chose Braddock’s painting as the winner from amongst nine finalists submitted by the students’ art teachers.

Braddock will receive a certificate, $50 and a packet of holiday cards featuring her painting. She will also be invited to visit the Darlington County Institute of Technology to learn about graphic design and printing processes. The Darlington County Board of Education will recognize Braddock at a future meeting. Her art teacher, Dee Driggers, will receive $100 for art supplies for Spaulding Elementary School.

Eight other finalists were selected for this year’s competition:

• Ty’zere Brown, Fifth Grade, Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School
• Alex Gaston, Fifth Grade, St. John’s Elementary School
• Harley Holley, Third Grade, North Hartsville Elementary School
• Caleb Jackson, Fifth Grade, Brunson-Dargan Elementary School
• Logan Jordan, Fifth Grade, Carolina Elementary School
• Noah Carmichael Lynch, Third Grade, West Hartsville Elementary School
• Jorleny Rivera-Lopez, Third Grade, Brockington Elementary Magnet School
• Daniela Vega Rogue, Third Grade, Thornwell School for the Arts
Mia Braddock's Painting