St. Mary student advances to state in International contest
Published 3:37 pm Saturday, October 26, 2019
From staff reports
Lions Club International holds an annual Peace Poster Contest. The theme this year’s contest was “Journey of Peace”.
Elizabeth Quintero won the local and district level again this year. Elizabeth is an 8th grader at St. Mary Catholic school and is a student in Mrs. Claybar’s art class.
Elizabeth won last year then advance to the state level and placed 3rd in the state. Her poster will be advancing to state again this year.
“I am pleased to announce she has won again on the local and district level and will be advancing to state again this year,” Lion Kacey Burnitt said. “Congratulations Elizabeth! The Orange Lions Club and District 2-S1 Lions thanks you for your participation.”
Burnitt and Stump Weatherford of the Orange Lions Club and District 2-S1 presented Elizabeth her awards.
International winners will be notified on or before February 1, 2020.
For over three decades, Lions clubs around the globe have been sponsoring a very special art contest in schools and youth groups. Creating peace posters gives children everywhere the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity, according to the official website for the contest.