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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Seymour High School student T-shirt wins design contest for cancer



By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent

SEYMOUR >> For 18-year-old Miranda Zygmunt, the community’s ongoing fight to conquer cancer served as her inspiration when creating this year’s winning design for the 2015 Seymour Pink T-shirt.

Zygmunt, a 2015 graduate of Seymour High School, was one of 30 individuals who entered Seymour Pink’s annual T-shirt contest earlier this year. It was Zygmunt s design that stood out among a panel of judges, according to Seymour Pink Founder Mary Deming.

“The sense of community and her use of the ring of ribbons in our logo (really adds) to the design,” Deming said.

The hot pink T-shirt features the universal symbol for breast cancer, a pink ribbon, with the inspirational words, ‘hope, strength and courage.’ Zygmunt said the design focuses “entirely around the circle of people in the Seymour Pink logo.” She chose to unravel the ribbons to form a ring of people, with the words characterizing “an important quality” of each person.

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