City student draws acclaim

A YOUNG pupil has made it into the top ten of a national art competition.

Hanni Shinton, 11, of Edinburgh's Rudolf Steiner School, was a finalist in the National Galleries of Scotland Art Competition for Schools 2007.

The youngster, who will celebrate his 12th birthday on the day of the prizegiving ceremony at the National Gallery on June 13, entered a drawing called Work.

Hanni beat 1400 other contestants from all over Scotland to be Highly Commended in the Primary Four-Primary Six category, the most popular category of the annual competition.

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