St Brigid’s Pupil Raymond wins Lucy Powell’s first ever Schools Christmas Card Competition
Lucy Powell and Phil Liptrot of Thompsons’ Solicitors today visited St Brigid’s Primary School in Beswick to announce the winner of Lucy’s first ever Schools Christmas Card Competition. Raymond Arogundade of Year 2 created the winning design which has now been printed on Lucy’s Christmas cards and will be sent to constituents and community groups in Manchester and organisations in Parliament.
Lucy and Phil presented Raymond with a winner’s certificate and a prize as well as copies of the finished card to show off to his family and Raymond was congratulated by the whole school in a special assembly which was attended by his very proud mother!
Lucy received hundreds of entries from many schools across the constituency and every child who entered will receive a certificate for taking part. She also chose three runners up whose design features on the back of the card. The runners up were Bnan Ali from Heald Place Primary, Chloe Killen from Lily Lane Primary and Laura Vilela from Rolls Crescent and they will each receive a special certificate and a runner up prize.
“I am delighted with how the competition went. Lots of schools from across the constituency sent in entries and I had a really tough job choosing a winner from the fantastic designs.”
“Raymond should be so proud of his brilliant design; it was a pleasure to meet him and his mum to present his prize and certificate.”
“I’d like to congratulate the runners up whose designs are featured on the back on my card and to say thank you again to everyone who took part, as well as to Thompsons for sponsoring the competition.”
“I am really excited to be sending this card to constituents and groups in Manchester and Parliament to show off the great talent from my constituency.”
Philip Liptrot from Thompsons Solicitors said:
“It was great that hundreds of children were inspired to take part in Lucy Powell’s first Schools Christmas Card Competition. The response was overwhelming and the standard of entries impressed us all.”
“From everyone at Thompsons we would like to congratulate Raymond as the lucky winner and thank all the children who submitted a drawing. We look forward to seeing the winning card in our Christmas post.”