Elementary students participate in art contest and schools receive program funds

November 17, 2022 – Cleveland, OH – Barnes Wendling CPAs, a Northeast Ohio accounting and business advisory firm, with offices in Cleveland, Sheffield Village and Sandusky, sponsored a Thanksgiving Art Contest for students in four Northern Ohio elementary schools.

Now in its 22nd year, students in grades second, third and fourth receive awards and prizes for the best drawing. In addition, the firm donates $500 to each school’s art program.

“For over 20 years, this is a favorite tradition for us,” said Jeffrey Neuman, president at Barnes Wendling CPAs. “We are proud to support local educators and creative students in the communities in which we reside.”

Artwork is hung throughout each of the firm’s offices and staff vote on the top three pieces.

Barnes Wendling CPAs hosted an award ceremony at each school to present the winning students with awards and prizes, including individual art supply kits and an ice cream party. The students are very excited at the assemblies to hear who the winners are, and the teachers are appreciative of the funding support for their programs.

On Nov. 7, three students at Brookside Intermediate School in Sheffield Village were honored for their artwork: Alice Lemieux took first place, Jackson Taylor took second place, and Dominic Bunner took third place.

On Nov. 14, three students from Sandusky Central Catholic School were honored for their artwork: Lucia Farrar took first place, Avery Nimrichter took second place, and Scarlett McCune took third place.

On Nov. 15, three students at Urban Community School in Cleveland were honored for their artwork: Ilinca Rodriguez took first place, Julian Mendez took second place, and Maise McPartland took third place.

On Nov. 17, three students at Norwalk Catholic School were honored for their artwork: Kaitlyn Rospert took first place, Ava Piscitello took second place, and Camden Greenwell took third place.

The winning artwork is featured on the firm’s social media channels and on a Thanksgiving holiday card mailed to the firm’s clients.

About Barnes Wendling CPAs

Barnes Wendling CPAs is an accounting firm driven by a service objective of building and maintaining clients’ net worth. Since 1946, the firm has been offering a variety of services for privately held businesses in a wide range of industries, including: construction, real estate, manufacturing, distribution, service enterprise, and non-profit. It also provides services for family offices and individuals with high-net worth. The firm places a high value on client satisfaction and conducts client surveys on a regular basis, sharing the results publicly. For more information, visit barneswendling.com call 1-800-369-6375.

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