The Deaf Association of Guyana (DAG) recently held it second art competition under the theme “Nature Studies-my Green Guyana” showcasing the creative talent of hearing impaired students, a release from the Department of Public Information (DPI) said.Participants were drawn from the David Rose School for the Handicapped, as well as schools in Diamond, Linden, New Amsterdam, Tuschen, Corriverton, Bartica and Annai.In the black and white pencil drawing category, DPI said that first place for ages 9-14, went to Aleem Basseer, Reon Herman took the top prize in the 15-18 group and the 19-25 award went to Areefa Budhu.Awardees for colour drawings from eight and under are Anaya Lall and Angel Marks – first and second places respectively. In the 9-14 category, DPI said that Faith Bennet took the top spot with Aleem Basseer coming in second. The 15-18 group saw Walton Williams and Mark Milton taking the two top spots respectively. Kishanie Krishan was the winner in the 19-25 group.Top spots in Oil Pastel category were eight and under - Anaya Lall; 9-14 - Aleem Basseer; 15-18- Mark Milton and 19-25 - Jaidoe Nankissore.
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