Day’s poster was among more thousands of entries submitted worldwide in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions Clubs International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.
The poster was selected by members of the Goshen Lions Club for its originality, artistic merit, and portrayal of the contest theme, “A Celebration of Peace.” The judging was held on October 24th at the Lions Club monthly meeting.
Goshen Lions Club President Andy Evans said he was impressed by the expression and creativity of the students at Goshen Schools. “Each of these young artists produced a nice piece of artwork. It is obvious that these young people have strong ideas about what peace means to them. I’m so proud that we were able to provide them with the opportunity to share their visions.”
“Our winner’s poster will advance to face stiff competition through the district, multiple district and international rounds of competition if she is to be declared the international grand prize winner,” Evans said.
Locally, Day and five other students were honored for their participation by the Goshen Lions Club. Runners up at Goshen Middle School were Lilly Doerr and Cordelia Hannah. Spaulding Elementary winner and overall runner-up was Rachel Benoit with Savannah Tudor and Alexis Heist finishing as runners-up.
View international grand prize and merit award winners at www.lionsclub.org. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs in 208 countries and geographic areas. In addition to its efforts toward conquering blindness, the organization has made a strong commitment to community service and helping youth throughout the world.