V. Chalkias is the designer of this year’s medal

V. Chalkias is the designer of this year’s medal

From the student of the Sculpting Workshop of the School of Fine Arts of the University of Ioannina, Vangellis Chalkias, will be made this year’s collectible medal for Ioannina Lake Run 2018, and will reach the hands of more than 2.500 athletes, according to the first estimations.

The decision of choosing the medal was made between 13 proposals (on maquettes), that were filed by eleven students of the School of Fine Arts, under the guidance of the assistant professor Christos Skalkotos. The latter chose the members of the jury that assessed the proposals.

As members of the jury were asked to participate the General Manager of the organization, Ilias Spyriounis, the president of the Athletic Club Poseidon, Agni Drimtzia, the archdeacon of the Diocese of Ioannina Vissarion Vakaros, the professor and president of the Department of Primary Education Anastasios Mikropoulos and the Deputy Mayor of Tourism Nikos Gkolas.

The members of the committee chose by majority the proposal of the student Vangellis Chalkias and, due to the high quality of the proposals, they also decided to ex aequo reward the students Theodora Petsa and Giannis Nasis.

The students from the Sculpting Workshop of the School of Fine Arts who participated in process of creating the new medal were: Eleonora Geortsiaki, Spyros Raidos, Christina Chatzimichailidou, Theodora Petsa, Christos Fanariotis, Giannis Nasis, Vangellis Chalkias, Evangelia Kechagia, Evi Lelou, Avra Sotiropoulou.