Winning work of art

Abbi Copeland, an eighth grader at Indian Springs Middle School, recently won 2nd place in the anime drawing contest at the Cherry Blossom Festival.There were approximately 200 entries in the categories, and three winners chose in four categories.Copeland won a $20 cash prize, had her photo taken for the Cherry Blossom Festival website, and her artwork will hang in the Young Adult section of the Main Allen County Public Library for the month of June.Copeland is enrolled in art and design classes for her freshman year at Columbia City High School.