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Professional Development School

Hesse K8 School - Armstrong State University

PDS Pirate Bear Contest Winners

Winners of the Armstrong-Hesse Pirate Bear contest were revealed during morning announcements at Hesse today. The contest was open to all students who wished to submit an original drawing combining the Armstrong Pirate mascot and the Hesse Bear into a logo to symbolize the Professional Development School partnership between Armstrong State University and Hesse K8 School.

First place winner was Destiny Vientos, 4th grade, from Mrs. Murray’s homeroom. Second place winner was David Struble, 4th grade, also from Mrs. Murray’s homeroom; and third place winner was Luke Reed, 4th grade, from Mrs. Murray’s homeroom. The contest was judged by the administration of Hesse and the bears were created under the supervisor of Hesse Art teacher, Jessica Runge.

The Pirate Bear will be used as a symbol of the PDS at Hesse for all of its publicity and correspondence. Students with winning entries in the Armstrong-Hesse are pictured above: From Right: Destiny Vientos, first place; David Stuble, second place, and Luke Reed, third place.


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