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Winners of Student Mars Art (SMArt) Contest Announced

29 Jun 2017, 19:27 UTC
Winners of Student Mars Art (SMArt) Contest Announced
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Over 140 students from around the world entered the Mars Society's Student Mars Art (SMArt) contest over the past few months. The objective of the international competition was for students to depict any phase of the human future on the planet Mars, from first landing to full settlement.
The contest was divided into three groups: Elementary (grades 4-6), Middle School (grades 7-9) and high school (grades 10-12). The winners for all three categories are now being announced below. To view the first, second and third place winners from each group, please click here.
High School

1st place: Lhasa Gabrielle Simard (Canada) for "Reve d'un Explorateur" & "Mars Green"
2nd place: Hanna van Gemert (Holland) for "Household", "Peace" & "Pursuit"
3rd place: A tie between Zynep Betul Kiraz (Turkey) for "New Earth, New Dreams" & "Mars Airport" and Jessica Liu (U.S.) for "Stargazing"

Honorable mention: Daniela Linares (Peru) - “TerraMars”; Mihoc Carmen Valerica (Romania) - no title provided; Erin Copeland (U.S.) - “The Girl on the Roof”; Gherghita Ana-Maria (Romania) - “The World in Space”; Gulgen Gurgen (Turkey) - “New/Next Planet Mars” & “Launch Pad from Mars”; Jeremy Evans (U.S.) - “New Flags of Mars”; Bhanu Prasad Thandra (India) - “Synthetic ...

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