Two Glassford students' anti-drug posters gain recognition
Two Glassford Hill Middle School students' Annual Drug Awareness posters that won first place in the Prescott Elks Lodge 330's contest will next be judged in the Elks district competition. If they win there they will go to the state competition and if victorious there, with go on to the national contest.
The winners in the national contest will have their posters included in the Drug Awareness Coloring Book, which is distributed to school-age children.
Garrett Rozendeal, from GHMS, won first place in the fifth and sixth grade competition with his poster on the result of using meth.
Jessika Bystrom, from GHMS, won first place in the fifth and sixth grade competition with her poster of a girl telling people not to ask her about her mistakes.
The first place winners will receive a $100 Savings Bond, with second place winners getting a $75 Savings Bond, and third place winners receiving a $50 Savings Bond. These will be presented in the Elks Annual Youth Day Awards Ceremony.
The other winners in the local competition are:
Girls: Julia Laugh, GHMS, 2nd place; and Amy Miller, Parkview Middle School, 3rd place. Boys: Brandon Silva, GHMS, 1st place; Jacob Bryan, GHMS, 2nd place; and Noah Harms, GHMS, 3rd Place.
Fifth and Sixth Grades
Girls: Bianca Giambanco, Taylor Hicks School, 1st place; Alexis Whitehead, GHMS, 2nd place; and Rylee Draper, GHMS, 3rd place.
Boys: Reese Anderson, THS, 2nd place; and Dom Hernandez, THS, 3rd place.
Girls: McKenna Thelen, THS, 2nd place; and Gabrielle Mancha, THS, 3rd place.
Boys: Luke Hein, THS, 1st place; Duncan Mills, THS, 2nd place; and August (A.J.) Nelson, THS, 3rd place.
Girls: Makennah Mills, THS, 2nd place; and Taryn Brown, THS, 3rd place.
Boys: Kyle Aiken, THS, 1st place; Dominick Brooks, Coyote Springs Elementary, 2nd Place; and Connor O'Rielly, Liberty Traditional School, 3rd place.