For twelve months of the year a huge copy of the poster was displayed in Camden’s Pathmark Supermarket so that all the local shoppers could feel pride at the accomplishments of Camden students.
At graduation, thanks to the generosity of Emdur Metal Products here in Camden, thirty-three students received beautiful plaques with copies of their artwork embossed in bronze metal and mounted on white wooden blocks with gilt edges.
The following letters from two Camden elementary school teachers are indicative of how well the awards were received.
From Kristen Iasiello, art teacher at Lanning Square School:
I am writing to say Thank
the fabulous plaques you sent to the
They received their awards today at school and were so excited. They came running to my art closet to show me their awards. They really were amazing gifts to these students .
The smiles and excitement
were worth a
I just wanted to Thank
you for all
you do for these students,
That’s what it is all about, a smile on a child’s face can go a long way.
Thanks again for the encouragement .
P.S. The children also
loved to see
their artwork around the city and
We presented the Art Aware award of the plaque to Ruby and she was sooo thrilled -the next day she came and told me that her mom was so thrilled that she showed it to everyone in the neighborhood!
Thanks so much for all
you do for
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31 December 2002, Updated 19 August 2004