Villiers announces winner of school Christmas card competition

As part of her work in her Chipping Barnet constituency in the run up to Christmas, Theresa Villiers MP has announced the winner of her 2017 Christmas card competition. Emma Canagalla, aged 8, and a pupil at Christ Church CE Primary School, submitted the winning entry to the MP’s competition.

The design has been used as Theresa’s Christmas card, which has been making its way to a variety of people, from the Prime Minister at No 10, to constituents, friends and family.

Theresa has invited Emma and her family to tea at the House of Commons, to congratulate her and her family in person on winning this year’s competition.

Speaking about this year’s competition, Theresa Villiers said “It was great that so many children entered my Christmas card competition this year. There were some really wonderful festive designs, and picking the winner was a difficult decision. I want to thank Emma Canagalla for her art work, and congratulate her on winning the contest. I hope to be able to welcome Emma and her family to Parliament soon. Congratulations and thanks to all of those who entered.”

Four running up designs were also included on Theresa’s card this year: Mihika Gupte (aged 5, Woodridge Primary School), Xavi Burns-Hasan (aged 7, Foulds School), Isabelle Kouppari (aged 8, Trent CE Primary School) and Isabella Reuben (aged 9, St John’s CE Primary School). Highly commended entries included, Joshua Lewis (year 1, Woodridge Primary School), Lucy Adler (year 3, Woodridge Primary School), Sophia Woolfe (year 3, Woodridge Primary School), Chloe Eracleous (KS1, St John’s CE Primary School), Nikia Artemiou (KS2, St John’s CE Primary School), Jessica Cooper (KS1, Foulds School), Honor Hickey (KS2, Foulds School), Esther Hickey (KS2, Foulds School), Meadow Rampton-Stephens (KS2, Foulds School), Eva Gill (Year 2, Trent CE Primary School), Francesca Angela Georgiou (Year 4, Trent CE Primary School), Thomas Fellows (Year 1, Christ Church CE Primary School), Zain Zourdani (Year 2, Christ Church CE Primary School), Jessica Chalkley (Year 5, Christ Church CE Primary School), Sarah Wong (Year 5, Christ Church CE Primary School), Mahreen Choudhury (KS1, Underhill Primary School), Minul Kuruppuarachchi (KS1, Underhill Primary School), Annabella Gauduchon (KS1, Underhill Primary School) and Arina Dalirian (KS1, Underhill Primary School).

Theresa is sending all entrants a personalised certificate to thank them for their hard work in entering and for their terrific designs