The Irving Advisory Committee on Disabilities has recognized 10 students for their artwork as part of National Disability Awareness Month. There were 153 entries. The students were presented the awards during the Oct. 3 City Council meeting.
Amariss Arenas – Otis Brown Elementary
Layton Goff – T. J. Lee Elementary
Gabriela Ramos – Brandenburg Elementary
Marissa Sanchez – Otis Brown Elementary
Nathan Ceja – T. J. Lee Elementary
Raymond Gaona – Schulze Elementary
Anshika Goyal – Valley Ranch Elementary
Manini Punihani – Valley Ranch Elementary
David Ramon – Thomas Haley Elementary
J’Niya Robles – A.S. Johnston Elementary
The annual poster contest provides fourth grade elementary school students with an opportunity to showcase artistic talents as they express how persons with disabilities can use their abilities to be part of the community. Entries were judged on originality and the content of how it relates to persons with disabilities.