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Love always wins

Anne Newmyer, a first grader from Haine Elementary School, is feeling the love.
The 6-year-old recently had her artwork selected A. Newmyer  from almost 600 pieces of art to be named the Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV (MIUIV) Young Artist Purchase Prize Award winner for her painting simply called “Love" (pictured below).
Miss Newmyer’s artwork will be framed with a plaque and become part of the permanent collection exhibited at the MIUIV office in Grove City.  
“In addition to the Young Artist Purchase Prize Award, Miss Newmyer’s art was also chosen as the ‘unofficial face’ of this year's exhibit,” stated MIUIV Graphics Operator Melanie Turner. “We have put her art on the T-Shirt that is distributed to every student.”
Additionally, Miss Newmyer’s painting has also been awarded a Juror's Choice.
“Anne is one of our exceptional students here at Seneca Valley and we are very proud that her work will be the face of this years’ exhibit,” exclaimed Seneca Valley Special Education Director Jerry Miller. “As a 6-year-old, she is keenly aware that we all could use a little more love!”
The MIUIV Very Special Arts Program annually celebrates the abilities of students in grades K-12 with special needs through an art exhibit held at Grove City College since 1989. Very Special Arts is founded on the belief that the arts are a universal language that challenges people to look beyond themselves and celebrates their diversity.

"Love" painting