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Student creates art to promote peace


Devon Lugo, a fourth-grade student at McVey Elementary School earned the Shanti Fund Peace Artwork Award, with which he was presented at a March 4 meeting of the East Meadow School District Board of Education meeting.

Devin’s work is displayed in the organization’s annual calendar, on the month of March page. Kerry Dunne, the principal of McVey Elementary School, read a description of the elements contained within Devin’s art, which is aimed at promoting peace and unity.

According to the organization’s website, volunteers of Shanti Fund have been committed to promoting peace and enlightenment through education since 1994.

—Brian Stieglitz