Artist Ellen O’Neil Wins 2021 Dog Jog Logo Contest!

Aspen Elementary School fourth grade artist Ellen O’Neil is the winner of this year’s Dog Jog logo contest. She is shown here with her dog Sara. Courtesy?FOSCA

Artist Ellen O’Neil’s winning entry for the 2021 Dog Jog contest. Courtesy/FOSCA


Artist Ellen O’Neil, a fourth grade student at Aspen Elementary School created the winning logo for this year’s Dog Jog event, which is scheduled for April 24.

Friends of Shelter and Companion Animals (FOSCA) thanks all the young artists who participated in its 2021 Dog Jog Logo Contest. Their enthusiasm and creativity are very inspiring. Younger artists are encouraged to participate again next year.

O’Neil’s winning drawing features a dog wearing a mask to protect his canine and human friends – FOSCA appreciates this demonstration of caring about one another and is proud to feature this design on its Dog Jog t-shirt as the emergence from the pandemic year begins.

Other top designs are as follows:

  • 2nd Place – Isabella Martinez
  • 3rd Place (tie) – Ellen White and Berlyn Hollander
  • 5th Place – Emma Conlin

Honorable Mentions

  • Amelia Dolejsi
  • Jocelyn Dolejsi
  • Bailey Garcia
  • Evan Kolman
  • Emmalyn Lee
  • Sam Mecham
  • Michael Purdy
  • Gianna Rolfe
  • Jane Smith

Special Mention

  • Emma Waterbury
  • Jake Waterbury

Although these designs were not usable for the t-shirt logo, FOSCA liked them so much that it plans to publish them in the 2022 Rescue Calendar.