Coral Gables Preparatory Academy students win eARTh Day Art Contest 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, some good news for South Florida schools. Local 10 announced the winner of the third annual eARTh Day Art Contest: Coral Gables Preparatory Academy students’ sculpture.

Coral Gables students created this sculpture to celebrate Earth Day this year. (Local 10 News Share)

Back in February, all Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward County school art programs were invited to submit an original work of art with an environmental theme.

Coral Gables students submitted this sculpture for the Earth Day Art contest. (Local 10 News Share)

Ten finalists were chosen, and users chose the winners who will receive $4,500 to use toward art supplies. The Local 10 eARTh Day Art Contest is proudly sponsored by Publix, where every day is Earth Day.

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Mayte Padron Cordones is an Emmy-award winning journalist and the director of WPLG's Community Relations Department, overseeing the station's outreach initiatives to benefit and strengthen the South Florida community.