University Heights Lions Club - Jonesboro Arkansas 72401

University Heights Lions Club

Chartered 1963

Jonesboro, Arkansas

University Heights Lions Club - Jonesboro Arkansas 72401

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2016-2017 Peace Poster theme is

  “A Celebration of Peace”

 

   

 

 

 

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2015-2016 Lions International Peace Poster Contest awards at three local schools. Each school's 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners got, respectively, $50, $25, and $15, with the first-place winning poster from each school advancing to the District contest. This annual art competition for 11-13 year olds is one of the largest in the world, with around 350,000 entries this year. This is the 15th year in a row that our Lions club has sponsored the contest in area schools. 

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INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAGNET SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED



     Reece Jumper, a 6th grade student at the International Studies Magnet
School in Jonesboro, has been selected as the round one winner at her
school's 2016-2017 Lions International Peace Poster contest, an
international art competition sponsored by the Jonesboro University Heights
Lions Club.  The finalists were announced and presented certificates and
monetary prizes at an all-school assembly on Tuesday, November 15th.  The
poster entries at the ISMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor
Valerie Duncan, were among the estimated 600,000 entries submitted worldwide
in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for artists
between the ages of 11 and 13 - this year's theme was "A Celebration of
Peace."  Lions Clubs International conducts the contest to emphasize the
importance of world peace to young people everywhere, and to introduce them
to the work of Lions.  Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club President
Eric Grant indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in
Jonesboro for the 16th year in a row in an effort to help promote the global
Lions' mission of promoting peace and also to encourage young local artists.



     As the ISMS winner, Reece received a $50 check from the JUH Lions Club.
The other finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second
prize went to Karli Wilson, and third place winner Daniela Garcia got a $15
check. An Honorable Mention certificate went to V.J. Roberts. Ms. Jumper's
winning poster will advance to the district competition, and if successful
there will face two more rounds of competition, with the winner of the last
round being declared the International Grand Prize winner.  The grand prize
winner will be selected from 24 international finalists, and will receive a
cash award of $5000, plus an all-expenses-paid trip for the winner and two
family members to a special awards ceremony next year.  As Merit Award
winners, the remaining 23 finalists will each receive certificates and a
cash award of $500, with all of the finalists' posters being displayed on
the Lions International web site -
http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/ how-we-serve/youth/peace- poster-contest/index.p
hp
. Posters of local contest winners for the past nine years can be viewed
at the JUH Lions website,
http://www. universityheightslionsclub. com/youth.htm.



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Attached:  photo of ISMS winners.  [Names, l-r = Daniela Garcia [3rd]; Reece
Jumper 1st]; V.J. Roberts [Honorable Mention]; Karli Wilson [2nd].  JUH
Lions in background are [l-r] President Eric Grant, Charles Hartwig, & Ron
McComick.]






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WESTSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED



     Alex Holland, a 7th grade student at Jonesboro Westside Middle School
from Bono, has been selected as the round one winner at her school's
2016-2017 Lions International Peace Poster contest, an international art
competition sponsored by the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club.  The
finalists were announced and presented certificates and monetary prizes at
an all-school assembly on Tuesday, November 15th.  The poster entries at the
WMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor Kristi Bowen, were among the
estimated 600,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 29th annual Lions
International Peace Poster Contest for artists between the ages of 11 and 13
- this year's theme was "A Celebration of Peace."  Lions Clubs International
conducts the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young
people everywhere, and to introduce them to the work of Lions.  Jonesboro
University Heights Lions Club President Eric Grant indicated that his club
was sponsoring the annual contest in Jonesboro for the 16th year in a row in
an effort to help promote the global Lions' mission of promoting peace and
also to encourage young local artists.



     As the WMS winner, Alex received a $50 check from the JUH Lions Club.
The other finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second
prize went to River Higginbottom, and third place winner Abby Brown got a
$15 check. An Honorable Mention certificate went to Devin Ray. Ms. Holland's
winning poster will advance to the district competition, and if successful
there will face two more rounds of competition, with the winner of the last
round being declared the International Grand Prize winner.  The grand prize
winner will be selected from 24 international finalists, and will receive a
cash award of $5000, plus an all-expenses-paid trip for the winner and two
family members to a special awards ceremony next year.  As Merit Award
winners, the remaining 23 finalists will each receive certificates and a
cash award of $500, with all of the finalists' posters being displayed on
the Lions International web site -
http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/ how-we-serve/youth/peace- poster-contest/index.p
hp
. Posters of local contest winners for the past nine years can be viewed
at the JUH Lions website
http://www. universityheightslionsclub. com/youth.htm.




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(Names [l-r]: Devin Ray [Honorable Mention],
Alex Holland [1st], River Higginbottom [2nd], Abby Brown [3rd])


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[l-r]: Charles Hartwig,
District Governor Bill Levins, Ron McCormick, & Pat Snodgrass




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VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS MAGNET SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED



     Macy Miller, a 6th grade student at the Jonesboro Visual & Performing
Arts Magnet School, has been selected as the round one winner at her
school's 2016-2017 Lions International Peace Poster contest, an
international art competition sponsored by the Jonesboro University Heights
Lions Club.  The finalists were announced and presented certificates and
monetary prizes at an all-school assembly on Monday, November 14th.  The
poster entries at the JVPAMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor
Amanda Carrington, were among the estimated 600,000 entries submitted
worldwide in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for
artists between the ages of 11 and 13 - this year's theme was "A Celebration
of Peace."  Lions Clubs International conducts the contest to emphasize the
importance of world peace to young people everywhere, and to introduce them
to the work of Lions.  Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club President
Eric Grant indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in
Jonesboro for the 16th year in a row in an effort to help promote the global
Lions' mission of promoting peace and also to encourage young local artists.



     As the JVPAMS winner, Macy received a $50 check from the JUH Lions
Club.  The other finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25
second prize went to Destiny Cannon, and third place winner Jillian Warren
got a $15 check. Ms. Miller's winning poster will advance to the district
competition, and if successful there will face two more rounds of
competition, with the winner of the last round being declared the
International Grand Prize winner.  The grand prize winner will be selected
from 24 international finalists, and will receive a cash award of $5000,
plus an all-expenses-paid trip for the winner and two family members to a
special awards ceremony next year.  As Merit Award winners, the remaining 23
finalists will each receive certificates and a cash award of $500, with all
of the finalists' posters being displayed on the Lions International web
site -
http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/ how-we-serve/youth/peace- poster-contest/index.p
hp
. Posters of local contest winners for the past nine years can be viewed
at the JUH Lions website
http://www. universityheightslionsclub. com/youth.htm.


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Attachment: photo of JVPAMS winners. (l-r  right-left names: Destiny Cannon
[2nd], Macy Miller [1st].  JUH Lions are Pat Snodgrass [l] and President
Eric Grant [r])





--Submitted by Charles Hartwig, Public Relations Chair

See Past Grand Prize Winners HERE

Charles Hartwig, Public Relations Chair

Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club

P.O. Box 16063

Jonesboro, AR 72403

Tels. (870) 935-9454 (home)

        "   926-2423 (cell)

 Email: hartwigc@suddenlink.net

Club website: www.uhlions.com

 

 

 

University Heights Lions Club

P.O. Box 16063

Jonesboro, AR 72403

 

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