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February 14, 2012 > Senator hosts student art show

Senator hosts student art show

Submitted By Andrew LaMar

Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) hosted the finalists of the 2011 "Habitat Means Home" art contest at a reception at her San Leandro district office on January 27, 2012.

"I am proud to host this annual event that highlights the artistic talent of students in Fremont, Newark and Union City and shows off the immense beauty and diversity of our natural environment," Corbett said. "Once again, we were amazed by the beauty of the submissions we received."

The "Habitat Means Home" poster contest encourages students to submit artwork that celebrates the diverse habitats and species of Coyote Hills Regional Park, while highlighting the importance of environmental preservation. Students in grades K-6 participate in the contest.

Sponsors of the event are the East Bay Regional Park District, the Citizens Committee to Complete the Refuge, the Ohlone Audubon Society, the Friends of Coyote Hills and Carin High.
For more information, visit www.sen.ca.gov/corbett


"Habitat Means Home" contest winners and honorable mentions

Prize Student School Grade Teacher
1st Meixuan Qu Mission San Jose 6 Ms. Eglinton
2nd Ann Zhao Chadbourne 3 Mrs. Fletcher
3rd Saisha Agrawal Forest Park 6 Mr. Hogan
HM Eric Armstrong Pioneer 4 Ms. Trixner
HM Breanna Cao Pioneer 5 Mrs. Kochar
HM Brianna Manuit Domingo Pioneer 3 Mrs. Boylan
HM Garima Gupta Pioneer 3 Mrs. Boylan
HM Jessalen Mei-Ling Slaton Pioneer 3 Mrs. Boylan
HM Emiko Jackson Pioneer 3 Mrs. Boylan
HM Avinash Saripalli Ardenwood 2 Mrs. Oswald
HM Kerri Zhang Mission San Jose 5 Ms. Brah
HM Andrew Chen Ardenwood 4 Mr. Loisel
HM Rija Riaz Maloney 6 Mrs. Chand
HM Kevin Li Gomes 6 Ms. Bender

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