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Local Winners Announced for Cardboard Competition
Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity announces 2012 Cut it Out Cardboard Competition winners.
Dallas-area winners are as follows:
In the children’s category 10 and under for art, Gillian Lebowitz won 1st Place for her “Dolphin” sculpture; in the object category, Jacob Treadwell won for “Aquarium”;
In the adult category: Emily Plunkett won for “Ukulele,”
The grand prize winner is Ali Golzad for his work “Ashegan.”
In addition, the exhibit, on display through April 30, showcases cardboard creations from various artists: Austin-
The contest occurred in coordination with the annual celebration of Engineering & Humanity Week which provides in-depth exposure to global economics, cultural awareness, collaborative leadership, and principles of sustainability. The cardboard competition is one of many events and exhibits for the week, and in many ways captures the spirit of innovation that is often found in the developing world.
Engineering & Humanity Week is sponsored by Hunter and Stephanie Hunt, the Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity at Southern Methodist University’s Lyle School of Engineering, and co-hosted with the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Center.
For further details, to attend any of the events or to interview speakers, please contact:
Linda Mastaglio – 903.312.8651 – Linda@twi-pr.com
Alternate Contact: Tracy O’Day – 206. 200.5160– firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Hunt Institute
The Hunter & Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity, located in the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University, is focused on using technological innovation and market-based solutions to address the needs of those living in poverty. The Hunt Institute strives to bring together the most talented minds from engineering, science, business, international development and global economics, and combine their efforts with market forces to improve the standard of living for the world’s most impoverished communities. It focuses on access to clean water; creating affordable shelter; hygiene education and promotion; access to energy; and meeting basic infrastructure needs.