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Rainham student ecstatic after coming second in art competition

10:24 26 March 2014

Grace receiving her certificate from school principal Stuart McLaughlin.

Grace receiving her certificate from school principal Stuart McLaughlin.

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A Year 10 student is thrilled to have come second in the international look and learn art competition.

The sea shell themed art work which won Grace second place in the competitionThe sea shell themed art work which won Grace second place in the competition

Grace Lewis- Somers, from Brittons Academy, Ford Lane, Rainham, was shocked after hearing the news.

She said: “Art is my passion, I want to be an illustrator and author. This experience has been the best to showcase what I can do and to be acknowledged is great!”

Look and learn is a London based picture library and they run monthly online art competitions with a different theme.

Grace sent in her work to the ‘sea shell’ themed competition earlier this year. She was awarded second place in the 12-18 category and was given a personalised certificate and £25 prize money.

Her work will also remain in the permanent online gallery.

Head of art at the school, Dipti Pandey said: “GCSE students have attended workshop-style lessons to develop skills and we are helping them to unlock their potential.

“Grace has been a fantastic example to her peers and I’m sure she will continue to make more interesting pieces of art as she is aiming to achieve an A* GCSE grade.”

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