Chenango Forks junior Stephanie Zdimal has been named a finalist in this year’s Heinz Ketchup Creativity Contest.
Stephanie is one of 36 finalists from around the country, three from each grade level.
Through online voting at www.ketchupcreativity.com, America will have the opportunity to choose 12 winners, one from each grade level.
Online voting will run April 4 through April 11,
and the winners will be publicly announced later in April.
In addition to having their artwork displayed in the online Winners’ Gallery, the 12 winners’ artwork will appear on millions of Heinz Ketchup packets, and they’ll receive a $1,000 cash prize. The winners’ schools each will receive $1,000 toward art supplies, $1,000 worth of Heinz Ketchup, and a special awards ceremony, where they will be presented with a framed poster of their winner’s artwork.
The grand prize winner also will have their artwork showcased on Heinz Ketchup bottles, scheduled to appear on store shelves in the 2011-2012 school year, and receive a visit at their school from world-renowned Pop artist Burton Morris.