"My Birmingham. My Mayor. And Me."

In February 2018, to celebrate his first 100 days in office, Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin invited students to draw what inspires them about Birmingham; the theme: "My Birmingham. My Mayor. And Me." Over 200 entries showed their creativity of what they love about their city, including historical landmarks, parks, or neighborhoods.

"I want to thank all of the Birmingham teachers and parents who’ve submitted their students’ or child’s art work for the “My Birmingham. My Mayor. And Me.’’ Art Contest. These entries just reaffirm we have very talented children supportive of their schools, their neighborhoods and their leaders." from Mayor Woodfin fb page

The winners had their art displayed at the Birmingham Museum of Art in March (which was Youth Art Month), a gift bag and appeared at a Birmingham City Council meeting April 17th.

City council members honored the following students:

Grades PreK-2:

Kwabena Bangolame from Ephesus Academy

Teacher: Mrs. Stevenson

Grades 3-5:

Zaiderick Hayes from Avondale Elementary

Teacher: Ms. Miller

Grades 6-8:

Jerome Ranes from Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle

Teacher: Mrs. Fountain

Grades 9-12:

Cardarius Timmons from Huffman High

School Counselor: Mrs. Gloria Giles

Honorable Mention:

Alexis Armer from P.D. Jackson Olin High School