Wink Rea, Chairman of the 2013 South Carolina Strawberry Festival, unveiled the official festival poster for 2013 during the fourth annual Strawberry Festival Pageant on Saturday, April 27th, at Nation Ford High School.
This year's winning design is an oil on canvas painting by artist Bethany Hadden of Charlotte, NC. Bethany's design will be featured on the official poster and t-shirt of the 2013 South Carolina Strawberry Festival, both of which will be available for sale on Fri. May 3rd and Sat. May 4th at the Strawberry Festival Merchandise Tent.
The winning artists in the Open and Youth/Student Divisions were as follows:
Open Division Winners
1st Place: Bethany Hadden - Charlotte, NC **Grand Prize Winner**
2nd Place: Debbie Whitsett - Fort Mill, SC
3rd Place: Katie Koenig - Pittsburgh, PA
Youth/Student Division Winners
1st Place: Elli Barnette - Rock Hill, SC
2nd Place(tie) Crystal Williams - Rock Hill, SC
2nd Place(tie) Savannah Ray - Rock Hill, SC