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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Lions International Peace Poster Contest Winners, 2011-2012

   

 

 

 

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WESTSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED

Taylor Bowen, a 6th grade student at the Westside Middle School, has been selected as the round one winner at her school’s 2011-2012 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 November 16th.  The poster entries at the VPAMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor Teena Broadaway, were among around the estimated 350,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 24th  annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for artists between the ages of 11 and 13 – this year’s theme was "Children Know Peace.”  The students all drew posters depicting the contest theme, and were judged by local artist Jessica Morgan.  Lions Clubs International conducts the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.  University Heights Lions Club President Larry Hinck indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in Jonesboro for the eleventh 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 Westside winner, Taylor received a $50 check from the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club.  The other top finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second prize went to Meagan Weaver, and third place winner Emily Diamond got a $15 check. Raymie Caskey received an Honorable Mention certificate. Ms. Bowen’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.

Westside Middle School Peace Poster Winners [2011-12]

L-R:  Raymie Caskey, Honorable Mention; Emily Diamond, 3rd Place; Meagan Weaver, 2nd Place; Taylor Bowen, 1st Place Winner

 

VISUAL & PEFORMING ARTS SCHOOL WINNERS OF ART CONTEST NAMED

     Selby Tarver, a 6th grade student at Jonesboro’s Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School, has been selected as the round one winner at her school’s 2011-2012 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 November 16th.  The poster entries at the VPAMS, all prepared by students of Art Instructor Amanda Carrington, were among around the estimated 350,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 24th  annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest for artists between the ages of 11 and 13 – this year’s theme was "Children Know Peace.”  The students all drew posters depicting the contest theme, and were judged by local artist Jessica Morgan.  Lions Clubs International conducts the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.  University Heights Lions Club President Larry Hinck indicated that his club was sponsoring the annual contest in Jonesboro for the eleventh 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 VPAMS winner, Selby received a $50 check from the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club.  The other top finalists at the school also received a cash prize: the $25 second prize went to Deserray Johnson, and third place winner Madison Pamplin got a $15 check. Honorable Mention certificates went to Mackenzie Ergle and Jayden Terrell. Ms. Tarver’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.

Lions International Peace Poster Contest Winners, 2011-2012

 

L – R 1st Row: Lion Pat Snodgrass, 1st Place wine Selby Tarver, 2nd Deserray Johnson, 3rd Madison Pamplin, Honorable Mention Jayden Terrell, Honorable Mention Mackenzie Ergle, Lion Charles Hartwig

2nd Row:Lions Eric Grant, Larry Hinck, Jim Watkins, Vern Drake

 

 

"Children Know Peace" is the theme for the 2011-2012 Peace Poster Contest. Students ages 11, 12, or 13 by 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.
 

 

 

An Annual Art Contest for Kids

Each year, Lions Clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. During the last 20 years, more than four million children from nearly 100 countries have participated in the contest.

The theme of the 2011-12 Peace Poster Contest is "Children Know Peace." Students, ages 11, 12 or 13 on November 15, are eligible to participate.

Promoting the Arts

Each year's contest consists of an original theme incorporating peace. Participants use a variety of mediums, including charcoal, crayon, pencil and paint, to express the theme. The works created are unique and express the young artists' life experiences and culture.

Spreading Peace and International Understanding

Twenty-four international finalists are selected each year, representing the work of more than 350,000 young participants worldwide. Posters are shared globally via the Internet, the media and exhibits around the world. 

Judging

Each poster is judged on originality, artistic merit and expression of the theme.

Posters advance through several judging levels: local, district, multiple district and international. At the international level, judges from the art, peace, youth, education and media communities select one grand prize winner and 23 merit award winners.

Awards

International winners will be notified on or before February 1.

Past Winners

Past Peace Poster Contest grand prize winners have come from Brazil, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Martinique, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Multiple District 300 Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United States.

Peace Poster Contest Deadlines

 

2010-2011 Theme:

 

"Vision of Peace"

2011 GRAND PRIZE WINNER

 

 

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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