group photo; holiday card

North Caroline High School student Julianne Hofmann’s artwork has been chosen for the annual Caroline County Public Schools holiday card. 

Each year, art teachers provide students the opportunity to produce and submit artwork for the school system’s holiday card. Submissions are narrowed down to approximately a dozen finalists and, in keeping with long-standing tradition, the superintendent then chooses the winner.

At the December board of education meeting, Supervisor of Instruction Renee Hesson unveiled Julianne’s artwork, and presented her with a certificate. Julianne’s family, NCHS art teacher Tim Goodger, and NCHS Principal Matt Spiker were also in attendance.

Dr. Simmons said that as a person who “cannot draw a stick figure well,” he is continually amazed at the artistic ability of students and what they are learning in art classes. He shared that all the finalists’ artwork was worthy of representing the district; however, Julianne’s card really stood out for him. "I loved the Caroline Family messaging, the design, and especially the cup concept,” he said. 

All finalist entries may be viewed on the CCPS Flickr page.