Youthful artists earn awards

Students at the Ann Raymond Center for the Arts in Pine Meadow are learning about energy through art, and they’re winning awards for it. Photo Submitted

PINE MEADOW — Students at the Ann Raymond Center for the Arts recently won awards in the Paul G. Keough Earth Arts Program.

According to Raymond, 13 of her students, who are from Winsted, Colebrook, Barkhamsted, New Hartford and Canton, submitted conservation-themed artwork to the program. The program, which takes artwork from students from kindergarten through sixth grade, is sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

“Children are more into recycling, saving energy and water much more than adults are,” Raymond said.

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