The four student artists who submitted their original artwork are Skylar Merritt, Kayla Barros, Daniel Shady and the winning artist, Kate Lerman. Kate is a senior at Harbor High School in Santa Cruz and like the others, is enrolled in the ROP computer graphic design and marketing classes. The classes are taught by Pam Falke-Krueger, Graphics and Marketing Instructor. ROP is the Santa Cruz County Regional Occupational Program. Kate wins a crisp $100 dollar bill and she and her family will be guests of the Fair this fall.
The Santa Cruz County Fair celebrates the rich history of the community and people and invests heavily in bringing this heritage to area youth. The 2009 Fair will be held September 15-20 at the Fairgrounds located on Highway 152 just east of Watsonville. This year's theme is "Barnyard Beach Party." www.santacruzcountyfair.com