Connolly Kid Recognized for His Creative Thought

Connolly Elementary School fifth-grader Danny DaCosta-Ortiz is the winner of the Glen Cove Boys and Girls Club Tech Digital Arts Festival Award. Danny won in the photo illustration category for his graphic design “An Animation to the Mind,” which showed an animated illustration of himself thinking, with an actual photograph of himself within the thought cloud. Danny won a $50 gift certificate to Best Buy and an opportunity to advance to the national round with a $500 award and trip at stake. Nia Duckett, also from Glen Cove, won for her musical piece titled “A.W.E.S.O.M.E.”