Published on February 14, 2020

West Contest Winner of Art Contest Sponsored by NMMC Hospice 

Laiyla West 1st place winner(From left) Sandra Gordon, NMMC Hospice bereavement coordinator, presented the award to first place winner Laiyla West. Her mother, Telisha West, and art teacher, John Thomas, were also in attendance to celebrate with West.

AMORY, Miss.—Laiyla West, second-grader at West Amory School, recently won an art contest sponsored by North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice. A contest was held among Amory School District art students to design the 2020 NMMC Hospice butterfly T-shirt. The shirts are sold as a fundraiser for the annual memorial service and butterfly release.

West received a framed copy of her artwork and was recognized at school Friday, Feb. 7. Four local schools participated in this contest. The second place winner was Jaycee Vaughn, 10th grader at Amory High School. Third place winner was Gloria Beasley, 10th grader at Amory High School.

NMMC Hospice bereavement coordinator Sandra Gordon presented the award.

The T-shirts West helped design are being sold for $15. Visit www.nmhs.net/hospice for an order form.

Jaycee Vaughn 2nd place winner(From left) ) Sandra Gordon, NMMC Hospice bereavement coordinator, presented the award to second place winner Jaycee Vaughn. Her art teacher, Nan Moon, was also in attendance.

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