Curtis’ mayoral portrait selected for 2018 council Christmas card design

Woodlawn PS pupil, Curtis McFerran, whose Christmas card was selected as the overall winning design, pictured with Mayor Cllr Lindsay Millar.
Woodlawn PS pupil, Curtis McFerran, whose Christmas card was selected as the overall winning design, pictured with Mayor Cllr Lindsay Millar.

A student from Woodlawn Primary in Carrickfergus has created the Mayor’s Christmas card this year after winning a competition to design it.

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Cllr Lindsay Millar, is a past pupil of the school and contacted the pupils to create the front cover of her Christmas card this year.

Curtis McFerran (8) designed a portrait of Cllr Millar for the winning card.

Cllr Millar said: “I loved all of the amazing entries that came in. It was a tough decision to make but Curtis’ portrait looked so much like me I couldn’t say no, he’s a very talented young artist.

“My Christmas card goes to a number of people including politicians, freemen, community members, businesses, schools and churches, so Curtis’s amazing talent will certainly be appreciated by a lot of people across Mid and East Antrim.”

Curtis said: “I’m really happy my design was picked by the Mayor. I wanted to draw the Mayor on the card and I remembered what she looked like because she had been in our school in June for the P7 leavers’ assembly.”