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Local Students Create Dill-lightful Pieces of Art
Sydney Penman, Southern Wayne

Sydney Penman, Southern Wayne

Each year at the North Carolina Pickle Festival, the Mt. Olive Pickle Company sponsors a Student Art Show. This art show encourages students from the area to submit their work and throughout its time, has resulted in some fantastic pieces that highlight the talent in our community.

Marleigh Reid, Southern Wayne

Marleigh Reid, Southern Wayne

Mt. Olive has bought and gathered its favorite student works each year to hang throughout the company. It actually has some 20-year old pieces dating back to 1996!

The art show is a staple event in the NC Pickle Festival line-up as it brings the community together to celebrate the students’ talents. The competition is categorized by grades including: K-2, 3-5, Middle School, and High School. Each year we look forward to seeing the creative work from these students.

A huge thanks goes to the art teachers who help coordinate the student work and deliver it to the festival for judging.

Here’s to future generations of artists and NC Pickle Festival fans. We’re already looking forward to seeing what these students create in 2017.

Elementary Art

2 Comments
Lois Davis   #1

How do you submit your child’s art for the art contest? When is the deadline?

March 13, 2018 at 4:24 pm
ncpickle   #2

I am just getting ready to update that information! Entries should be submitted on Thursday, April 26 from 3-5 p.m. at the Mount Olive Depot, 110 West Main Street (behind the Mount Olive Housing Authority.)

March 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm

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