Drawing of ‘fruit man’ has proven a winner for Jaydon

WINNER Jaydon Broomhead, seven, with a bag printed with his winning drawing
WINNER Jaydon Broomhead, seven, with a bag printed with his winning drawing
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A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy has won a drawing competition for his portrait of a man with bananas as legs and a pineapple head.

Jaydon Broomhead, who goes to Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School in North End came first in the healthy eating drawing contest run by the new Tesco Extra store in Fratton.

Jaydon’s winning design has been printed on to limited-edition hessian bags which are being given away to customers.

The school also received some of the bags, which they have used to raise money for new school technology resources.

Jaydon also won prizes for coming first, including a Portsmouth FC game, a £25 Tesco gift card and a Junior Chefs’ Academy workshop for his class.

Store manager Jon Roberts said he had invited hundreds of schoolchildren from across Portsmouth to take part in the competition.

Mr Roberts said the aim was to demonstrate the benefits of healthy eating.

He said: ‘We received so many outstanding entries with a positive attitude towards healthy eating, from all of the local children that took part in the competition.

‘But it was Jaydon’s design that really stood out for us.

‘We picked Jaydon’s design as it was very colourful and creative and we felt our customers would enjoy it.­

‘Well done, Jaydon.’

Corpus Christi’s assistant headteacher Gemma Comerford said she was proud of the winning design.

Ms Comerford said Jaydon’s classmates were now looking forward to taking part in the healthy eating workshop.

She said: ‘We are absolutely thrilled that one of our students won the Tesco competition. Jaydon’s design is very creative and everyone at Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School has enjoyed seeing his design on the bags.

‘Our students are really excited for the Junior Chef’s Academy workshop which they will be doing in December.

‘It is a fantastic opportunity to learn about healthy eating while also being hands on creating healthy snacks.’