Westport student wins Save the Children art contest
Olivia Page, an eighth-grader at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, won Save the Children's window-painting competition, and was presented her award by Charlie MacCormack, the chief executive officer of the international relief agency.
The competition, conducted as part of the Make a Difference community fundraising program, took place in August in downtown Westport. Youngsters were given the opportunity to create window designs on downtown storefronts.
Page's artwork appeared on the LF store window. She received the most $1 votes online and in stores for her window design.
Each batch of 100 votes or $100 donated through the competition was used to purchase, from the Save the Children gift catalog, Child Friendly Space Kits to youth affected by disasters. The competition raised about $10,000. In addition to LF, Banana Republic, BCBG, The Brown Stone, LOFT, Lulumon Athletica, Oscar's, Shoe-Inn, Shoes N More and Westport Pizza participated in the competition.