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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    This years winners:

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Youth Outreach

Peace Poster Contest

 

2010-2011 Theme:

 

"Vision of Peace"

   

 

 

 

    Previous years winners:

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"VISION of PEACE" is the theme of the 2010-11 Peace Poster Contest. Lions clubs can sponsor the program in their community for children in local schools or organized, sponsored youth groups. Students, ages 11, 12 or 13 on November 15, are eligible to participate. Through the contest, students are encouraged to visually depict their interpretation of the contest's theme.

For Further Details Regarding the Contest - Click HERE

The grand prize winner will be selected from 24 international finalists, and will receive a cash award of $2500, plus an all-expenses-paid trip for the winner and two family members to New York City for the awards ceremony next Spring at Lions Day at the United Nations headquarters.  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-- www.lionsclubs.org.
 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAGNET SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED

 

     Juan Islas, a 6th grade student at Jonesboro’s International Studies Magnet School, has been selected as the round one winner at his school’s 2010-2011 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 a special all-school assembly on Friday, Nov. 12th.  Over 60 student entries at the ISMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor Raven Byard by the November 15th deadline, were among around 350,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 23rd annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for artists between the ages of 11 and 13 – this year’s theme was "Vision of Peace.”  The students all drew posters depicting the contest theme, and were judged by local artist Jessica Morgan.  Lions Clubs International sponsors the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.  University Heights Lions Club President Brad Baker indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in Jonesboro for the tenth 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, Juan received a $50 check from the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club.  The other finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second prize went to Zaire Yancy, and third place winner Jennings Stanley got a $15 check.  Mr. Islas’ 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 New York City for the awards ceremony next Spring at Lions Day at the United Nations headquarters.  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://lionsclubs.org.

Row 1: Ferrill Reding, Honorable Mention; Juan Islas, 1st Place; Zaire
Yancy, 2nd Place

Row 2: Art Teacher Raven Byard, Jennings Stanley,3rd Place; and Austin
Vance, Honorable Mention.



INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAGNET SCHOOL CEREMONY

First Row: students Ferrill Reding, Honorable Mention; Juan Islas, 1st
Place; Zaire Yancy, 2nd Place; Lion Pat Snodgrass [Past District
Governor]

Second Row: University Heights Lions Charles Hartwig and Bill Levins, Art
Teacher Raven Byard, student Jennings Stanley, 3rd, student Austin Vance,
Honorable Mention, Lion Ron Erwin, and ISMS Principal Arthur Jackson.



 


 

NETTLETON MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNERS OF LIONS ART CONTEST NAMED

 

     Jamie Rasmussen, a 6th grade student at Nettleton Middle School, has been selected as the round one winner at her school’s 2010-2011 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 a special all-school assembly on Wednesday, Nov. 10th.  Over 80 student entries at NMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructors Lynda Medlock and Laura Shepherd by the November 15th deadline, were among around 350,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 23rd annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for artists between the ages of 11 and 13 – this year’s theme was "Vision of Peace.”  The students all drew posters depicting the contest theme, and were judged by local artist Jessica Morgan.  Lions Clubs International sponsors the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.  University Heights Lions Club President Brad Baker indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in Jonesboro for the tenth 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 NMS winner, Jamie received a $50 check from the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club.  The other finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second prize went to Britton McCall, and third place winner Ethan Edgar got a $15 check.  Ms. Rasmussen’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 New York City for the awards ceremony next Spring at Lions Day at the United Nations headquarters.  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://lionsclubs.org.

The student names and awards in the photo are [l-r]:
Harlee East, Honorable Mention; Ethan Edgar, 3rd Place; Britton McCall, 2nd
Place; Jace McDaniel Honorable Mention; and Jamie Rasmussen, 1st Place winner.


 

NETTLETON MIDDLE SCHOOL AWARDS CEREMONY

[l-r], First Row: Art Teacher
Lynda Medlock, 1st place winner Jamie Rasmussen, Honorable Mention winner
Harlee East, 2nd place winner Britton McCall, 3rd place winner Ethan Edgar,
NMS Principal Sandy McCall.  Middle Row, center: Contest Judge Jessica
Morgan. Back Row: University Heights Lions Charles Hartwig, Larry Hinck, Ron
Erwin, and President Brad Baker.  (Honorable Mention winner Jace McDaniel was unfortunately absent for this photo.)


 

WESTSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED

     Ryen Foreman, a 7th grade student at Westside Middle School, has been selected as the round one winner at his school’s 2010-2011 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 a special all-school assembly this afternoon.  Around 20 student entries at WMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor Teena Broadaway by the November 15th deadline, were among around 350,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 23rd annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for artists between the ages of 11 and 13 – this year’s theme was "Vision of Peace.”  The students all drew posters depicting the contest theme, and were judged by local artist Jessica Morgan.  Lions Clubs International sponsors the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.  University Heights Lions Club President Brad Baker indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in Jonesboro for the tenth 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, Ryen received a $50 check from the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club.  The other finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second prize went to Clay Kersey, and third place winner Blake Woodard got a $15 check. Honorable Mention winners were Gunnar George and Garrett Keedy.   First place winner Foreman’s 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 New York City for the awards ceremony next Spring at Lions Day at the United Nations headquarters.  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://lionsclubs.org.

1st place winner Ryen Foreman is on the far right, holding a small replica of his winning poster, which had been sent on to the District competition.

Lions Ron Erwin, Eric Grant, Pat Snodgrass, and Charles Hartwig

Westside students awaiting the start of the Lions awards ceremony

--Submitted by Charles Hartwig, Public Relations Chair

 

For information contact Charles Hartwig or any of the members on the Youth Outreach Committee

email:  Charles Hartwig , Public Relations Chair

Phone:  Home:  935-9454  -  Work:  (870) 972-3690

 

 

 

University Heights Lions Club

P.O. Box 16063

Jonesboro, AR 72403

 

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