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Winners of the SRtRC Anti-Racist School Competition 2011 announced

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John Anderson and Olivier Bernard with some of the winning entries. (Image source: The Evening Chronicle)

Show Racism the Red Card chose the winners of its art competition for schoolchildren this week. Entries were judged by a panel of local arts, sports and business leaders including Shaun Johnson and John Conway of Potts Print (UK), and former Magpies John Anderson and Olivier Bernard.

The annual prize challenges children from schools nationwide to create art that encourages awareness of racism in people of all ages. Entries included posters, T-shirts, clay models, songs, films and writing. Photos of the winning entries coming soon to this blog and on the Show Racism the Red Card website: http://www.theredcard.org

The awards ceremony will take place at St James’ Park in May, and Potts Print (UK) will do a live blog from the event. The winners work will then be displayed at a public exhibition at the Sage in Gateshead.

This years winners for each category:

All Ages & Abilities Multi-Media Category

1st Place – Sarah Hulme, The Stonehill High School, Leicester
2nd Place – Chloe Moralee, Ivanhoe Specialist Technology College, Leicestershire
3rd Place – Dolphin Class, Elmwood Infant School, Croydon

Year 1-4 Artwork & Creative Writing Category

1st Place – Turtle Class, Elmwood Infant School, Croydon
2nd Place – Tanya Webb, Tickford Park Primary School, Milton Keynes
3rd Place – Charity Rossiter, Vallis First School, Frome

Year 5-6 Artwork Category

1st Place – Jack Marangos, Bushfield School, Milton Keynes
2nd Place – Isabelle Coleman, St Paul’s CE Primary School, London
3rd Place – Kelsey Graham, Sunnyside Primary School, Middlesbrough

Year 5-6 Creative Writing Category

1st Place – James Leeson & Christian Fortune West, Willow Primary School, Doncaster
2nd Place – Jack Collins, Western Community Primary School
3rd Place – William Savage, St Monica’s Primary School, Milton Keynes

Year 7-9 Artwork Category

1st Place – Emma Langdon, Ivybridge Community College, Devon
2nd Place – Josh Richardson, Shenley Brook End School, Milton Keynes
3rd Place – Eve Talty-Sanghera, Littleover Community School, Derby

Year 7-9 Creative Writing Category

1st Place – Rebecca Wade, North Leamington School, Leamington Spa
2nd Place – Nicolette Munangatire & Amy Sewards, Merrill College, Derby

Year 10+ Artwork & Creative Writing Category

1st Place – Harriet Beard, Shenley Brook End School, Milton Keynes
2nd Place – Sophie Fayers, Murray Park Community School, Derby

Special Educational Needs Artwork & Creative Writing Category

1st Place – Jack Hayward, West Kirby Residential School, Merseyside
2nd Place – Year 5&6 Pupils, Slated Row Special School, Milton Keynes
3rd Place – Romario Karra, Lucas Centre, Birmingham

THE JUDGES

Councillor Duncan McClellan – Chairman of North Tyneside Council
Aska Ghaffar – Young Cabinet Member for Inclusion, North Tyneside Council
Shaun Johnson – Potts Print (UK)
John Conway – Potts Print (UK)

Paul Burgess – Paul Burgess Graphic Design
Pete Widlinksi – SRtRC Management Committee
Sumati Bala – SRtRC Management Committee
Paul Johnstone – Muckles Solicitors
Kathryn Davidson – The Sage, Gateshead
John Anderson – SRtRC coach / ex – Newcastle United FC player
Olivier Bernard – SRtRC coach / ex – Newcastle United FC player
Martin Lightfoot – SRtRC Management Committee
Kat Telfer – North Tyneside Council

See the Evening Chronicle coverage of the event here: http://bit.ly/fbQJm0

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