Talented young pupils receive top awards in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition
FOUR talented Wexford students have been presented with top awards in this year’s 64th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.
The four all scored top marks in the prestigious art competition.
Six-year-old Callum Leonard, a pupil at Bunscoil Loreto, Gorey, won first prize in the 6-years and under age category of the competition. Callum scooped the top prize for his drawing of ‘Boy of a Skateboard’. He was presented with his award by Minister for Culture, Josepha Madigan and James Twohig, Director Ireland Operations at Valero.
Three other pupils received Special Merit Awards in their respective categories at the reception.
Ten-year-old Maya Rubin-Rahn from Gorey Educate Together was recognised for her drawing ‘My Temperament’. Jamie Dunne (7) from Bunscoil Loreto, Gorey received the award for her drawing of ‘Rosie, My Teddy’ and the final Special Merit award went to five-year-old Jack Bates from Artmakers, Kilmore for his drawing ‘Prickly Pear’.
Callum Leonard from Bunscoil Loreto with Minister for Culture, Heritage & The Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan and James Twohig, Director Ireland Operations at Valero.