Winners: Poster Contest 7th—12th Graders
Teens in grades 7th – 12th were invited to create and submit a poster that focused on the consequences of using heroin and/or misuse of prescription opioids in an effort to raise awareness on this epidemic.
Prizes were provided to 4 winners in each of three grade categories (7th/8th, 9th/10th, 11th/12th). Prize money was provided by Robby’s Voice, FBI Cleveland Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Westshore Enforcement Bureau, WKYC, The LCADA Way, Cleveland Cops for Kids, and other individual contributors.
The consortium would like to publicly announce the winners of this year’s Chasing the Dragon poster contest:
7th – 8th grade winners:
- 1st: Emmelyn Woolbert, Jackson Memorial Middle School
- 2nd: Yonyel Sanchez, Thomas Jefferson Newcomers
- 3rd: Camille Begley St Francis Xavier School
- Honorable Mention: Bella Keller, Avon Middle School
9th – 10th grade winners:
- 1st: Jason Matos Lopez Thomas Jefferson Newcomers
- 2nd: Zinati Yousafzai Thomas Jefferson Newcomers
- 3rd: Anderson Mosalas Thomas Jefferson Newcomers
- Honorable Mention: Jamie Castro, Thomas Jefferson Newcomers
11th – 12th grade winners:
- 1st: Cammden Gross & Cameron Dumais, Amherst Steele High School
- 2nd: Ashley Boledovic, Berea-Midpark High School
- 3rd: Zoie Jarem, Columbia High School
- Honorable Mention: Brielle Large, Midview High School
- Best Detailed Drug Education Program: Amherst Steele High School
Thank you to all the winners and participants. There were 130 posters submitted from 20 area schools in this year’s campaign.