ALLIANCE LIONS CLUB PEACE POSTER WINNERS ANNOUNCED
HEMINGFORD WINNERS POSE WITH ALAN DANBOM
ALLIANCE ST. AGNES WINNERS
Alliance Lions Club is announcing the winners of the local competition in Lions International Peace Poster Contest. The Lions Club Peace Posters were selected for originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the contest theme, “Imagine Peace”.
These students have taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Alliance Lions Club. These student’s posters are among more than 350,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 25th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest.
Lions club international is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere. The posters were selected for originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the contest theme,“Imagine Peace”.
Hemingford School winners were: First Place Jacobi Stumpff, Second Place: Mercedes Mazenec, Third Pace: Emily Knote. Honorable Mention winners are: Luke Cullan, Lauren Gasseling, Cade Payne, Mackenzie Glendy, Joe Mazanec, and Justin Davis.
St. Agnes winners are: First Place: Autumn Hoff, Second Place: Cherokee Purviance, Third Pace Tie Megan Oligmueller and Dylan Horton. Honorable Mention winners are: Bailey Johnson, Josie Otto and Chloe Herrera.
Each year’s contest consists of an original theme incorporating peace. Twenty four international finalists are selected each year, representing the work of more than 350,000 young participants worldwide. Posters are shared globally via the Internet, the media and exhibits around the world. Each poster is judged on originality, artistic merit and expression of the theme.
The first place posters will advance to face stiff competition through the district, multiple district and international rounds of competition if he/she is to be declared the international grand prize winner.
One international grand prize winner and 23 merit award winners will be selected. The grand prize includes a cash award of US $2,500, plus a trip for the winner and two family members to New York City, New York, USA for the awards ceremony at Lions Day with the United Nations. The 23 merit award winners will each receive a certificate and a cash award of US $500.