Nathan created this work at age 9 at an MDA-sponsored children’s summer camp. He graduated from Eastern High School with honors and received the American Legion Citizen Award. As a student, Nathan enjoyed science, band, musicals and drama club, and he received numerous blue ribbons and honor awards for his artwork locally and at 4-H exhibits.
David attended Clinton Community College in Clinton, Iowa. He painted for several years and also enjoyed photography. In high school, David was on the yearbook staff and a member of the National Honor Society.
John created this artwork at age 17 while attending Paradise High School, where he served as art editor for the school’s literary magazine. He served as the MDA California State Goodwill Ambassador in 1985. Besides drawing by hand for many years, John also created computer artwork and won numerous blue ribbons at county and state fairs.
Jason created this drawing at age 11 at an MDA-sponsored art workshop in Los Angeles. He served as goodwill ambassador for MDA’s Los Angeles Chapter. This pen and ink drawing of a Japanese scene showing several villages with pagodas, samurai and kites in a mountainous landscape is done on blue-gray rice paper handmade by Jason.