Logo contest allows students to become more involved on campus


Izzy Mitchell

Students in Screamin’ Scots show off their Carlmont logos at a home football game.

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

Everywhere you look around the Carlmont campus, there is talent waiting to be discovered.

On Sept. 12, at the Carlmont Welcome Back Assembly, Houston Kraft’s message of “choosing love” inspired ASB to do something to get more students involved in school activities.

ASB Spirit Commission decided to launch a school-wide logo contest to capture the attention of students with artistic abilities.

“When Houston Kraft talked to ASB, he inspired us to reach out to students that aren’t usually involved around Carlmont. There is so much hidden talent at our school and we thought that creating a logo contest would be a great way for people’s work to be recognized,” said sophomore Theo Korolev.

The logo contest ends on Oct. 21. The winner of the contest will get their design printed on a Carlmont t-shirt.

“After the deadline, the ASB Executive Council will vote on a winner and that design will be put on a new Carlmont t-shirt. Although we aren’t in desperate need of a new logo, we thought that it would be an awesome way to get more people involved around the school,” said junior Amy Yolland.

Twelfth-grader Miranda Wong submitted two designs in this contest.

“The first design I submitted is the well-known Carlmont “C” combined with the screaming scots logo. I got inspiration for my second design from the handprints that we did in the quad. I recreated a handprint and customized it to Carlmont,” said Wong.

The logo contest provides many students with the opportunity to further their passions for art.

“Since I’m going to college next year and want to major in design, I thought that it would be a cool way to ease my way into doing things like that,” said Wong.

ASB has been able to keep Kraft’s message alive through the logo contest by inspiring people to contribute something to Carlmont that will last a lifetime.

“I actually really like the idea of the logo contest. While there are a number of students in ASB and the art department who are talented in the artistic field, there are also many artists around campus whose work isn’t really recognized. This contest is a subtle way for those people to contribute to our school,” said Yolland.