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Drug and alcohol awareness poster contest winners announced

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Editor’s Note: This list of winners was published in Thursday’s edition but was incomplete and included misspellings of some students’ names. It is being reprinted in today’s issue in its entirety.

PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Prosecutor’s Office has announced winners of the 2014 Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. The contest was open to all Perry County students in grades kindergarten through seventh.

A panel consisting of a member from the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee, a member of the local Fraternal Order of Police, the Victims Advocate and the Perry County Prosecutor judged each poster that was submitted. The designs were to be original and to deliver a clear message about the theme. Students could use any media, including: pencil, crayon, marker, watercolor, paint, chalk, ink, etc.

The Grand Prize Winner is Dylan Young, a 5th grader at Myers Elementary School, Cannelton. Young’s grand-prize winning poster was chosen from all submitted entries and will be displayed on a billboard at 12th and Rueben Streets in Tell City during the month of August 2014.

First- , second- and third-place winners were chosen from grade-level groups that participated within each school system. The winners are:

William Tell Elementary School
Kindergarten
First place, Chloe Rudolph
Second place, Mackenzie Straneva
Third place, Camden Ames

First Grade
First place, Lily Lindauer
Second place, Tyler Price
Third place, Lynnsie Lochner

Second Grade
First place, Avery Deom
Second place, Athea Woods
Third place, Olivia Lawson

Third Grade
First place, Abigail Sommer
Second place, Savannah Jones
Third place, Ella Rich

Fourth Grade
First place and overall winner, Lacey Hellums
Second place, Kyla Casebolt
Third place, Yuzuki Asai

Fifth Grade
First place, Shane Braunecker
Second place, Hannah Gray
Third place, Tavor Dupont

Sixth Grade
First place, Elizabeth Thomas
Second place, Emma Bauer
Third place, Danielle Parker

Perry Central
Kindergarten
First place, Luke Zellers
Second place, Addison James
Third place, Tayler Hill

First Grade
First place, Molly Goffinet
Second place, Skyler Ory
Third place, Kya Smith
Second Grade
First place, Haylee Mitchell
Second place, Madison Kelly
Third place, Lehea Elliot

Third Grade
First place, Kori Embry
Second place, Vanesa Barger
Third place, Kendall Cash

Fourth Grade
First place, Abby Clark
Second place, Amani Severson
Third place, Tinley Jones

Fifth Grade
First place, Cole Johnson
Second place, Stella Hubert
Third place, Kieara Jaggers

Sixth Grade
First place, Jaylynn Bryant
Second place, Mallory Lynch
Third place, Kloyi Hess

Seventh Grade
First place, Claire David
Second place, Alexandria Etienne
Third place, Sidney Galey

Myers Grade School-Cannelton
First Grade
First place, Jayden Burrows
Second place, Bria Garrett
Third place, Keaton Walls

Second Grade
First place, Aubrey Harpe
Second place, Abigail Bruce
Third place, Trevor Hale

Third Grade
First place, Dakota Baumeister
Second place, John Blunk
Third place, Landin Northern

Fourth Grade
First place, Devyn Powers
Second place, Elyjah Mills
Third place, Samarah Schneider

Fifth Grade
First place, Dylan Young
Second place, Mariah Rainbolt
Third place, Daniel Applegate

Sixth Grade
First place, Hannah McMahan
Second place, Grace Surgeon
Third place, Chloe Davis

“We would not have been able to hold this contest without the local businesses agreeing to generously donate items,” Acchiardo said. He and his office thank the following businesses: Tell City Cinema, Tell City Pool, Subway, Dairy Queen, McDonald’s Papa John’s, Wendy’s, Hauenstein’s, Fifth Third Bank, Old National Bank, Pizza Hut, Burris LeClere Labhart Eye Center, Accent Marketing, R&A Sports, KFC-Taco Bell, Maurices, William Tell Elementary, Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School, Cannelton Jr.-Sr. High School, Myers Elementary School, Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School, Tractor Supply Co., Tell City Bowling Center.

“And thanks to everyone who participated by putting a lot of time and effort into coming up with their great posters and making this year Drug Awareness Poster Contest a success,” said Acchiardo.