Three talented Alexander County students were recognized for their artwork selected to represent the school system for the district holiday card. One design was selected at each of the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Dalton Adams, a 5th grade student at Hiddenite Elementary School, was the elementary winner. He is the son of Dean and April Adams. Aiden Hager, a 7th grade student at East Alexander Middle School, was the middle school winner. He is the son of Michael and Naomi Hager of Taylorsville. Crystal Ervin, a 12th grade student at Alexander Central High School, was the high school winner. She is the daughter of Shannon Carpenter and John Ervin.