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Diocese of Portland Names Christmas Card Contest Winners in Statewide Competition

PORTLAND---Bishop Robert Deeley is pleased to announce the winners of the Diocese of Portland’s Christmas Card Art Contest, conducted by the diocese’s Office of Development (winning artwork below).

All Catholic school and faith formation students throughout the diocese were invited to participate in the contest. Over 300 submissions were received, each featuring original creations by the artists reflecting a passage from Scripture. In December, the winners’ creations will appear on the Christmas cards that will be sent to 2020 Catholic Appeal donors. The contest winners are:

Kindergarten-Grade 2
Alana Kurkowski of Holy Cross School in South Portland
Grades 3-5
Ella Tederous of St. Thomas School in Sanford
Grades 6-8
Bethany Souther of the Parish of the Ascension of the Lord in Kittery
Grades 9-12
Lilly Beauchesne of Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn