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Markyate School pupil Caroline Sherlock wins first prize in Global Canvas Art and Poetry Competition
A Markyate School pupil has won first prize in this year’s Global Canvas Art and Poetry Competition.
Nine-year-old, Caroline Sherlock, who goes to Beechwood Park School, has been recognised by wildlife artist and conservationist, David Shepherd CBE for her 3D piece of work.
Caroline’s work displays bees carrying the message: ‘Our future is hanging by a thread’, which will now be on display at the Natural History Museum from Thursday.
This is part of the exhibition and prize-giving day run by wildlife charity the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation.
Mr Shepherd said: "Once again children from all over the world have demonstrated not only great artistic flair but a real empathy for wildlife conservation.
"It never ceases to amaze me how astute children are. They have a real grasp of conservation issues and what really matters if we are to save this amazing planet of ours.
"It’s heart-warming to know that the next generation may be passionate enough to make a difference."
Another pupil at the school, Noah Flanagan also won 2nd place prize for the under 8’s category.