This year's winner of the Liz Conrad Scholarship Fund is Shanda McCloskey! Shanda will receive free tuition to attend the 2012 Springmingle conference along with a free portfolio review.
Competition was fierce since we have such talented illustrators in our Southern Breeze SCBWI region. However, we don't have a lot of illustrators. So if you didn't win this year, please try again next year!
Along with a wonderful cover letter, here's the piece that really blew away the judges...
Here's Kathleen (left), Me (right), and Shanda (middle) receiving her award!