Fifth-Grader Wins Idaho Ed Department's Holiday Card Contest With Adorable Penguin

Dec 13, 2016

This adorable penguin was drawn by Sawtooth Elementary fifth-grader Kylee Thiel. It was submitted from Twin Falls along with other pictures from around the state in the Idaho State Department of Education's Holiday Card Contest.

Idaho Schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra said Thiel's artwork was the winner. It will be featured on the Department's holiday greeting card. Thiel will also get a certificate and copies of the card to share with family and friends.

“I am always so impressed with the effort and creativity of students who submit artwork for the Holiday Card Contest,” Ybarra said. “I would like to personally congratulate Kylee for her wonderful artwork, and for all of the amazing artwork that was submitted by students across the state.”

The annual Holiday Card Contest is an opportunity for Idaho students to showcase their artwork and creativity, and for the state to recognize the importance of the arts in education.

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