Monday December 18, 2017
Member for Mulgoa, Tanya Davies MP has announced the winners of the 2017 Mulgoa Christmas Card Competition. Each year, Tanya Davies approaches local schools, inviting students to take part in the competition. Participating students submitted Christmas-themed artworks, competing to be the winning entry featured on Tanya Davies' 2017 Christmas card that will be sent out right across our community.
The overall winner for 2017 was Klarissa Goodwin, a Year 2 student from Penrith Anglican College, who submitted a beautiful image of the three wise men, scrapbooked using bright colours and textured materials against a black backdrop. Miss Goodwin was presented with a framed certificate and a ToysRUs gift voucher in front of fellow students at her school assembly.
As well as the overall winner, Tanya Davies awarded winners from each of the following categories and presented them with a framed certificate and a ToysRUs gift voucher:
Prep-School – Mihajlo Trifunovic from Thomas Hassall Anglican College, who’s green handprint made the perfect Christmas tree, complete with sparkling sequins and a googly-eyed snowman and reindeer.
Year K-2 – Sofia Michel from Glenmore Park Public School, for a multi-coloured Christmas tree with plenty of presents underneath.
Year 3-6 – Diesel Garreffa from Horsley Park Public School, who drew Santa cooking Christmas lunch on the barbeque, whilst his flying kangaroos put his sleigh through the sunny sky.
Most Creative Joint Winner – Xenia Papageorgiou from James Erskine Public School for her depiction of a typical Australian Christmas, complete with the scorching Australian sun in the background and air conditioner.
Most Creative Joint Winner – Alanna Rigor from Thomas Hassall Anglican College, who drew a happy snowman enjoying a winter wonderland.
Inside Message – Genevieve Russell, Year 5 student from St Clair Public School.
"I would like to congratulate and thank all the students who entered the Mulgoa Christmas Card Competition this year. I am continually impressed and amazed by the responses I receive, and this year was no different. I looked forward to sharing the high quality work of these talented students with our community," Tanya Davies said.