Mannington Announces Student Winners of 17th Art is Cool Awards

Salem, NJ, May 24, 2019-On May 22, Mannington hosted the 17th annual “Art is Cool” awards at its Salem, New Jersey headquarters. 

The competition recognizes the talent of Salem County high school students and encourages them to pursue their artistic endeavors.

The event brought about 75 students, parents and teachers out to Mannington’s Salem site and featured awards and refreshments. It was hosted by the Mannington design department and emcee Johnny Campbell, who works at the company and is a fifth generation member of the Campbell family ownership of Mannington Mills.

2019 “Art is Cool” winners include:

Best in Show

Autumn Smith, Pennsville High School

Arthur P. Schalick High School

Grade  9:  1st place-Cecily Downer, 2nd place-Zoe Marino

Grade 10: 1st place-Brooke McAllister, 2nd place-Abrielle Fazzio

Grade 11: 1st place-Rebekkah Moton, 2nd place-Zachary Tucker

Grade 12: 1st place-Cheyenne Brewer, 2nd place-Inna Natale

Penns Grove High School

Grade  9: 1st place-Najah Freeman, 2nd place-Alex Perez Collazo

Grade 10: 1st place-Alondra Ortiz Cordero, 2nd place-Daniel Asher

Grade 11: 1st place-Gavin Simons, 2nd place-Aaliyah Pécou

Grade 12: 1st place-Briana Gonzales, 2nd place-Taylor Bruce

Pennsville Memorial High School

Grade  9: 1st place-Nia Newton, 2nd place-Gracie Raine

Grade 10: 1st place-Savannah Smith, 2nd place-Emma Donnelly

Grade 11: 1st place-Autumn Smith, 2nd place-Courtney Humphries

Grade 12: 1st place-Mandi Powell, 2nd place-John Data (whose mother, Kim Bradshaw Data, works at Mannington’s Salem site)

Salem High School

Grade  9:  1st place-Alyssa Segarra, 2nd place-Gatavia Telfair

Grade 10: 1st place-Sharlin Tolentino, 2nd place-Shalayby Parsons

Grade 11: 1st place-Emma Boggs, 2nd place-Destiny Jackson

Grade 12: 1st place-Hayley Maxwell, 2nd place-Nasira Justice

Woodstown High School

Grade  9:  1st place-Kara Derevlany, 2nd place-Riley Fulmer

Grade 10: 1st place-Rylie Gantz, 2nd place-Belia Kurpis

Grade 11: 1st place-Mazie Mulford, 2nd place-Alex Pessolano

Grade 12: 1st place-Nancianne Morgan, 2nd place-Chloe Patti

Pic: Grand prize winner Autumn Smith with her pencil drawing of Freddie Mercury