VANDALIA — Sixth grade students at St. Christopher School, supervised by Art Teacher Terry Rasor, recently participated in the Annual Peace Poster Contest sponsored by Lions Clubs International. This is the 30th year for the contest, the 12th for St. Christopher.
The objective is to emphasize to youngsters the importance of world peace and to provide an opportunity for them to express themselves artistically. This years Theme is “The Future of Peace.” There were 33 entries by the St. Christopher students. Entries were judged on Originality, Artistic Merit, and Expression of the Peace Theme. Each student also provided a statement on peace.
Vandalia’s first place entry will go to the District level for judging; the next levels are then State, and International. Local winners were recognized at a Student Body Assembly on Wed. Nov 8 by Project Chairman Lion “Bud” Brown and Club President Jerry Marratta. They are:
First place – Emily Wissman $25.00
Second place – Lily Daniszewski $20.00
Third place – Matt Kemper $15.00
Honorable Mention ($10 prize)