In the annual Tesco Bank Art Competition for Schools 2016, Mamie Nicholson from Port William Playgroup, was awarded a Special Merit in Category A, Nursery.
This national competition attracted some 7,400 entries from all over Scotland, of which ‘Nursery’ was one of six categories. On Tuesday 14 June Mamie and her mother travelled to Edinburgh to the Scottish National Gallery for the prize awarding ceremony.
Mamie had her photograph taken beside her Merit winning piece. Mamie and all the other prize winners’ entries are framed and displayed at the Scottish National Gallery until the end of October 2016 before touring to Borders General Hospital, Melrose and Eden Court, Inverness until May 2017.