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Winner of Verity Frearson Christmas card competition is revealed

Pannal Primary School pupil, Pippa Ridgard has been crowned this year’s winner of the Verity Frearson Christmas Card Competition.

Winner of Verity Frearson Christmas card competition is revealed Pannal Primary School pupil, Pippa Ridgard has been crowned this year’s winner of the Verity Frearson Christmas Card Competition.  Nine-year-old Pippa’s drawing of a colourful gingerbread house, complete with a Verity Frearson ‘for sale’ sign outside, won the most public votes on the estate agent’s social media platforms. Verity Frearson’s marketing manager, Lyndsay Snodgrass met Pippa last week to present her with a £100 Amazon voucher and to award her school a cheque for £500. [caption id="attachment_93874" align="aligncenter" width="712"] Pippa's winning Christmas card design.[/caption] Pippa’s festive art beat more than 100 entries from 11 different schools, with her design used by Verity Frearson in their 2023 Christmas marketing campaign and placed on show in their Albert Street showroom. A shortlist of five drawings were picked out from all the entries and posted on both Instagram and Facebook, where the public were asked to vote for their winner. The four runners up, who also won £100 gift vouchers were: Ezra, age 7, of Hookstone Chase Primary, Harrogate; Holly, age 8, of Aspin Park Academy, Knaresborough; Emma, age 10, Saltergate Primary School, Harrogate; Orla, age 11, Killinghall CE Primary School. Lyndsay said:

“We have been absolutely blown away by the creativeness of the children who entered. "It was a really tough job picking just five finalists. Well done to everyone who entered and a huge congratulations to Pippa.”
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