Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry announces contest winners

From Staff Reports

An Owen Middle School student was selected as the winner of Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry's Walk for Hunger T-shirt contest. 

Eighth grader Gracie Bolick was given $100 after her design was selected. 

Three Owen Middle School students submitted the top choices for the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry Walk for Hunger Relief T-shirts. From right to left: Second place winner Leo Rodriguez (eighth grade), first place winner Gracie Bolick (eighth grade), third place winner, Alexis Moore (seventh grade) and their art teacher, Patti Lloyd hold up the trio's designs.

The 2018 Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry Walk for Hunger Relief will take place on Sunday, Oct.14, beginning at First Baptist Church Black Mountain on Montreat Road.  SVCM has already begun reaching out for sponsors. 

The Walk for Hunger T-shirts give local businesses the opportunity to help sponsor the walk while also providing advertising. 

The Hunger Walk Steering Committee of Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry chose the winners of this year’s T-shirt contest. 

Finishing behind Bolick in second place was her fellow eighth grader Leo Rodriguez, while third place went to seventh-grade student Alexis Moore.  All are students of OMS art teacher, Patti Lloyd.