NATCO Honors 2019 Creative Arts Contest Winners
In early November, NATCO Communications honored the winners of the 2019 Creative Arts Contest.
NATCO has sponsored the program annually since 1999 for the 6 schools in the South Shore area: Flippin, Yellville-Summit, Bruno-Pyatt, Bergman, Lead Hill, and Omaha. Students in grades K-8th were invited to participate in coloring a pre-designed sheet or drawing a picture to meet this year's theme, "Kindness in Our Community," which asked students to reflect on how acts of kindness can make a greater impact on our local community.
Students in grades 5th-8th were also given the option to write a script for and produce a video public service announcement rather than draw. The challenging prompt was met with entries that demonstrated personal experiences of how small acts of kindness help create a stronger community.
Each year, the talent displayed awes the judges, who are NATCO employees across all departments in the company. After reviewing the over 900 entries, NATCO awarded $380 in cash prizes to 36 students (listed below). Winners and their families were invited to NATCO's office in Flippin to celebrate with dinner and an awards presentation. NATCO congratulates all winners and their families and is excited to continue this 20+ year tradition next fall!
Kindergarten Winners Left to Right:Honorable Mention, Kylee Berry, Bergman; 1st Place, Audrianna Padgett, Bergman; 2nd Place, Cooper Miles, Bergman; 3rd Place, Leah Holt, Bergman
First and Second Grade Winners Left to Right: 1st Grade 3rd Place, Holly Sokoloski, Yellville-Summit; 1st Grade 2nd Place, Lila Horn, Bergman; 2nd Grade 2nd Place, Darkus Hinson, Flippin; 2nd Grade 1st Place, Liv Henderson, Bergman
Not Pictured, First Grade Winners: 1st Place, Bella Vance, Omaha; Honorable Mention, Kylee Bowden, Bergman
Not Picture, Second Grade Winners: 3rd Place, Breanna Chism, Flippin; Honorable Mention, Addison Hudson, Bergman
Third Grade Winners Left to Right: 2nd Place, Adri Kindall, Bergman; 1st Place, Adilyn Blocker, Omaha; 3rd Place, Lanie Parsons, Flippin
Not Pictured: Honorable Mention, Kayden Loveday, Omaha
Fourth Place Winners Left to Right: Honorable Mention, Levi King, Yellville-Summit; 1st Place, Ingrid Henderson, Bergman; 3rd Place, Katie Hicklin, Yellville-Summit; 2nd Place, Hunter Parker, Bergman
Fifth & Sixth Grade Winners Left to Right: 1st Place, Jordyn Rogers, Flippin; 3rd Place, Jacob Cothran, Bruno-Pyatt;
Not Pictured: 2nd Place, Olivia Bone, Yellville-Summit; Honorable Mention, Riley Fitzpatrick, Yellville-Summit
Seventh-Eighth Grade Winners (Coloring): 3rd Place, Katelyn Hunt, Omaha; 1st Place, Rachel Lasecki, Yellville-Summit
Not Pictured: 2nd Place, Lily Taylor-Reed, Bergman; Honorable Mention, Christian Wire, Flippin
Seventh-Eighth Grade Winners (PSAs) Left to Right: Honorable Mention, Will Curtis, Bergman; 3rd Place, Shae Lovelace, Bergman
Not Pictured: 1st Place, Maya Allen, Bergman; 2nd Place, Evyan Clemence, Bergman;
Departmental Awards Left to Right: Star Act of Kindness (PSA), Alexis Poor, 7th Grade Bergman; Most Creative, Anna LeMay, 5th Grade Yellville-Summit; Best Use of Color, David Williams, 6th Grade Bergman; Most Realistic, Cory Weaver, 6th Grade Yellville-Summit