STUDENT ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) has announced the winners of the Student Art Contest for the 2020 Ohio River Sweep. The Ohio River Sweep is an annual, volunteer cleanup of the Ohio River. Volunteers from six states participate in the cleanup.
The Grand Prize Winner is Jaiana White, a ninth grader from West Union High School, in West Union, Ohio. She will receive a $500 prize, and her artwork will be used to promote the 2020 Ohio River Sweep. In addition, the art department of West Union High School will receive $100 for art supplies.
The T-shirt Design Winner is Haven Brewer, a tenth grader, also from West Union High School in West Union, Ohio. She will receive a $500 prize, and her artwork will be used as the basis for the T-shirt design for all Ohio River Sweep shirts. Each volunteer for the Ohio River Sweep receives a free T-shirt.
There were 13 other grade level winners: grades K - 12. They each will receive a $50 prize. A complete list of winners and images of their artwork is available on the
Ohio River Sweep web page.
"We thank every student who submitted artwork. It is always a joy to view each entry," said Lisa Cochran, project manager for the Ohio River Sweep.
The 2020 Ohio River Sweep will be held Saturday, June 20.