July 21, 2011
of Burnham's Marine Cove logo competition is named
winner of a competition to design a new logo for The Friends of
Marine Cove was named by the judges on Thursday (July 21st).
Sam Morris from Churchfield School in Highbridge was announced
as the overall winner and was presented with a prize of £50
by Richard Young, Chairman of the Friends of Marine Cove, and
Phoebe Harling, the group's Treasurer.
logo has been reproduced as a usable computer image for printing
onto T-Shirts and will be used in the marketing of the refurbished
When Sam was asked why he had chosen the design, he said: "I
have used a frog on a lily pad because everytime someone says
garden, I think of that and I think it suits the name."
Friends of Marine Cove judges particularly liked its simplicity
and the colours that were used, which links to the pond feature
in the garden and the water lillies.
level of entry in the competition was very high and supported
by all the schools in Burnham and Highbridge, making the decision
a difficult one.
Community Gardener Jacqui Strong told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I
am pleased with the response we received from the schools and
I am looking forward to having the logo printed on the T-Shirts
for myself and other volunteers who assist with the garden. I
hope that the children will pay us a visit when the garden is
finished and hopefully be involved in some of the events we are
planning for the future."
Pictured: Entrants during Thursday's announcement of the logo
competition, including winner Sam Morris from Churchfield School