The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage holds 2 day Art Exhibit from Primary School Competition

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage today, Wednesday, December 3, 2014 launched a two day Art Exhibit featuring 43 pieces of art work from primary school students under the theme: “Belize with a Properly Planned Oil Industry vs. an Improperly Planned Oil Industry” at the Belisle Art Gallery at the Bliss Institute of Performing Arts. The Art Exhibit represents the entries into an art competition for primary school students and this morning the first place winner was named as Amber McKoy of Grace Primary School.Art Competition Winner
Amber’s art work depicts economic, environmental and cultural benefits and gains of a properly planned oil industry contrasted against loss caused by an improperly planned oil industry. For her first place win, Amber was given a trip for her class to the Hol Chan Marine Reserve, gift certificate worth Bz$125 for art supply and promotional items from the Coalition.
Awards were given to the 1st to 5th place:
• 1st Place: Amber McKoy – Grace Primary School
• 2nd Place: St. Mary’s Art Club
• 3rd Place: Tanya Chi – Belize Elementary School
• 4th Place : Anthony Coyoc of Sacred Heart Primary School
• 5th Place: Holy Redeemer Primary School Group
All other students received certificates of participation. The Art Exhibit opens from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Belisle Gallery at the Bliss Institute for the Performing Arts and runs until Thursday, December 4th.

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