SRCW Poster Director Dolly Bolen,Legal School winner Reba Ivany,Primeau winners Doveina and Conan Bolen and Cameron Pellerin. MCHS Grade 9 first place winner David Campbell absent. – Lucie Roy Photo
by Lucie Roy with Morinville News Files
Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch’s (SRCW) annual Poster Contest wrapped up Tuesday night at the Rendez-Vous Centre with two dozen winners being recognized at the association’s Annual General Meeting.
The contest was open to students in students in Grades 1 to 9 in Sturgeon County schools. Submissions closed in December.
Students were given the choice of designing an 8 1/2 X 11 poster reflecting the themes Rural Crime Watch, Crime Prevention and/or Report a Poacher. A variety of mediums, including pen, pencil, coloured pencil, crayon, paint, felt pen or original computer generated works, were acceptable.
Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch (SRCW) Association Poster Director Dolly Bolen announced the winners in the 2015 poster contest and made presentations to the students who placed in first, second and third place.
There were 24 winners this year. Two received first place and one received second place at the Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association (APRCWA) level.
Nicole McRobbie of Guthrie School received first place for Grade 5 at the local and provincial levels. Doveina Bolen from Primeau School took first place at the local level and second place at the provincial level for Grade 6. Cameron Pellerin from Georges H. Primeau took first place at the local level and first place at the provincial level for Grade 7.
Three winners were from Bon Accord Community School, eight from Morinville Colony School, six from Camilla, two from Guthrie, three from Primeau, one from Legal and one from MCHS.
SRCW members Karen Cassidy and Margaret Romanowski assisted in the judging and presentation. In addition to the cash and certificate prizes, every winner was also presented with a First Aid kit from SRCW.