Winners announced for 2016 Charlie Corbeil Youth Art Contest


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Lindsey Mattessich’s “Collage” was a winning entry.

Brevard County students of all ages participated in the 2016 Charlie Corbeil Youth Art Contest in three categories. 

Students painted or drew pictures of wildlife, photographed or wrote essays and poetry about animals and conservation. Their compositions showed an understanding and appreciation for nature and the Viera Wetlands.

The categories were divided by grades. Third through sixth grade had the highest number of students who participated in the contest.

Four students have been selected to appear as guest columnists in Charlotte Corbeil’s column, “Charlotte’s Web.” Ella Barnes, won first place for her two-dimensional art, “The Frog at the Swamp,” in the kindergarten to second grade section. Lindsey Mattessich’sCollage” won first place in the same category for high schoolers. Anna Mattessich’s photo ofThe Heronwon her first place in photography for seventh and eighth grade students. In the third to sixth grade section, Reese Renfro’s poem “Describing the Viera Wetlands” garnered her the first place award and a place as Corbeil’s guest columnist.


Art Contest Winners

Kindergarten to second grade

ART • TWO DIMENSIONAL • PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS                  

First Place – Ella Barnes “The Frog at the Swamp”

Second Place – Ethan Nunes “Jaguar in the Grass”

PHOTOGRAPHY                              

First Place – Lindsey Daly “Flock of Birds”

Second Place – Joseph Scalia “Night-night Wetlands”

WRITING - ESSAY OR POETRY                    

First Place – Joseph Scalia “Viera Wetlands at Night”

 

Third grade to sixth grade

ART • TWO DIMENSIONAL • PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS                  

First Place – Lily Mattessich “Hawk in a Tree”

Second Place – Cali Wilamowski “Celebration of Joy at the Viera Wetlands”

Third Place – Matthew Nunes “Bird in a Tree”

Honorable Mention – Hailey Scalia “Peek-a-Boo”

PHOTOGRAPHY                              

First Place – Cali Wilamowski  “Blue Heron with two babies”

Second Place – Hailey Scalia “Nature’s Beauty”

Third Place – Melissa Booth “Little Birdy on a Branch”

Honorable Mention – Lily Mattessich “Love Birds”

WRITING - ESSAY OR POETRY                    

First Place – Reese Renfro Poem “Viera Wetlands”

Second Place – Riley Renfro “Thanking Viera Wetlands for keeping the water clean”

Third Place – Hailey Scalia “My Visit to the Viera Wetlands”

Honorable Mention – Cali Wilamowski  “Fast Food in the Wetlands”      

ART - TWO DIMENSIONAL - PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS                  

First Place – Anna Stewart “Hummingbird Silhouette”

Second Place – Jordyn Noppert “Precious Baby”

Third Place – Jasmine May “Sandhill Cranes in the Sunset”

Honorable Mention – Emily Najduch  “The White Crane”

PHOTOGRAPHY                               

First Place – Anna Mattessich “The Heron”

 

Ninth grade to 12th grade

ART - TWO DIMENSIONAL - PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS                  

First Place – Lindsey Mattessich “Collage”

Second Place – Stark Chen  “The Old Goose”

Third Place – Amanda McCallan “A Male Fulvous Whistling”

Honorable Mention – Chas Stephenson “A Duck”

PHOTOGRAPHY                              

First Place – Jessica Welner  “A Glance into the Future”

Second Place – Sabrina Degnan "It’s a Limpkin Life for us”

Third Place – Lindsey Mattessich “A Bird”

WRITING - ESSAY OR POETRY                    

First Place – Lindsey Mattessich  “A Series of Haikus”