Students Earn $4000 in Art Contest

by Principal Jay Greenlinger

Cars 4 Causes is an organization that supports other charitable organizations.  Cars 4 Causes recently held an art contest for children in Camarillo.  Students were challenged to draw a picture showing how people in the community help each other.  Of the thousands of entries, one winner was selected from each grade level.  Two La Mariposa students’ were selected to win.

Piece by 2nd Grade Winner, Shirley V.

Piece by 4th Grade Winner, Jenny K.

Both students will receive an art kit.  In addition, La Mariposa will receive a $1,000 donation for EACH winner—-$2,000! Each student will also get to select a charity of their choice to receive a $1,000 donation.  That’s a total of $4,000 donated on behalf of these two awesome artists! Shirley and Jenny will be recognized at the March 15th PVSD School Board Meeting.

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