May 18, 2008
Simsbury resident Brittney Kalogeros, an eighth-grader at Henry James Memorial School, created the tulips in colored-pencil on this week's iTOWNS cover. Brittney says she has enjoyed drawing since she was very young and often doodles in the margins of paper to pass the time. This picture was part of a class assignment for teacher Paul Kulikowski, who asked students to cut a picture from a magazine and expand the image with their own drawing. Brittney, who likes to work in colored pencil and crayons, lives with her parents, Bob and Mariann Kalogeros, and younger sister, Jamie. This is not the first time her artwork has been recognized. Earlier this year, a peace poster she made was selected to represent the school in a Lions Club-sponsored contest.