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Congratulations to these 20 students from Arlington Public Schools whose designs were chosen for the ACAC's annual Youth Banner Initiative.

The project is funded by the Family of Gracie James in memory of Gracie James, a beloved and very talented Arlington High School student. View this year's finalists on Arts Arlington here >>

Lucy McNamara, AHS
Eleanor Lewis, AHS
Gabby Zulueta, AHS
Jordan Lally, AHS
Elliott Ross, AHS
Bryn Ryan, AHS
Mila Popovic, AHS
Matilda Trudell, Ottoson
Sophie Garrity-Janger, AHS
Solveig Aamodt-Plumb, Gibbs
Evelyn Cahill, AHS
Tristan Brecht, Gibbs
Sadie McLean, AHS
Eileen Smith, AHS
Andrew Clossey, AHS
Alyssa Mikkelson, AHS
Elsa Durand, AHS
Claire Agerbak, Ottoson
ElizaZenk, AHS
Calvin Wood, AHS

The Youth Banner Initiative has announced that there were 100-plus submissions this year from middle and high school students.

The judging for this year’s banners is complete and winning designs will be available soon for viewing.

The judges for the initiative include (from left) Arlington police Chief Julie Flaherty, Eric Helmuth (Select Board), Kristina Goransson (artist), Stacie Greenland, John Koppel and Samantha Bolger, all of the Arlington Public Schools. 

This news announcement was updated Feb. 7, 2022.

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