YOUNGSTERS RELEASE THEIR CREATIVE SPIRIT AND CREATE A PLATE DESIGN ‘SPRING INTO LIFE’
Children from four local primary schools were invited by East Grinstead Meridian Rotary and Doodledish of Lingfield to design a dinner plate and each entry is entitled to a free studio session at Doodledish. A donation of £1.50 will be made by Doodledish to Young Epilepsy for each studio booking made. A total of 324 young people submitted entries and the four winners, one from each school were selected by the judges, East Grinstead Town Mayor Julie Mockford, local artist Sheri Gee, Lisa Carey of Doodledish and Meridian Rotary President Ginnie Waddingham. The four winners were then invited to Doodledish studios on Sunday 22ndApril to create a painted dish from their designs that will be kiln fired and an overall winner will be selected. A presentation will be made at the forthcoming Rotary Young Artist & Designer Exhibition to be held on 2ndJuly 2018 at St Swithuns Church.
The organiser of the competition, Chris Smith from Meridian Rotary , commented “I am amazed at the ingenuity and design flair of the young people who took part as well as the overall enthusiasm for the competition”.
The winners were
Chloe Sly from Estcots Primary School
Zoe Everson from Halsford Park Primary School
Elijah Bober from Ashurst Wood Primary School
Harrison from Lingfield Primary School
ABOUT ROTARY INTERNATIONAL IN EAST GRINSTEAD:
Rotary Club of East Grinstead Meridian (www.meridianrotary.co.uk) is a volunteer organisation where members use their skills and their time to improve the lives of others while having great fun in the process. There are nearly 1,800 Rotary clubs across Great Britain and Ireland and 50,000
more Two young students from Sackville School in East Grinstead won first and second places in a Rotary Young Chef local semi-final in Oxted on 19th January and will now proceed to the Rotary District final on 2nd March at South Thames College Morden.