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Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest Winners
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 7, 2013

Elementary School Winners- Top Row: 2nd Grade: Caleb-2nd Place, 2nd Grade: Mauricio-1st Place, 1st Grade-Landan-2nd Place, 1st Grade-Cassie-1st Place, Kindergarten: Esmi-2nd Place, and Kindergarten: Brayden-1st Place. Bottom Row: 5th Grade: Ava-2nd Place, 5th Grade: Rhealene-1st Place, 4th Grade: Valentina-2nd Place, 3rd Grade: Kolton-2nd Place, 3rdGrade: Francisco-1st Place

Not Pictured: 5th Grade: Alondra-1st Place

On Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Blanco Elementary announce the winners of the Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest. The District theme for the contest was, “A Healthy Me is Drug Free.” This is the same day students dressed as nerds to show they were “Too Smart to Start!”

Middle School Winners- 6th Grade: 1st- Brayden Hodge, 2nd- Landry Rogers, 3rd- Angela Gonzales, 4th- Bailey Cox. and 5th- Angelina Simon. 7th Grade: 1st- Bertrina Andrade, 2nd- Crista Townsley, 3rd- Carlie Kuebel, 4th- Chance Horton, and 5th- Jesus Arteaga. 8th Grade:1st- Mia Albrecht, 2nd- Kaylee Hammack, 3rd- Savannah French, 4th- Brandon Steed, and 5th- Kirstin Suire.

High School Winners- (Right to Left) 1st place – Courtney Marshall, 2nd place – Maria Avila, 3rd place – Cody Seider, 4th place – Spencer Evans, and 5th place – Donald Boumans. These students were awarded Sonic gift cards. All posters are displayed in the foyer of BHS.

Blanco High School has been observing and celebrating Red Ribbon Week for over 20 years. This year’s theme is “A Healthy Me is Drug Free” to encourage students to stay healthy and to be drug and alcohol free. The high school’s main event is the poster contest. With the help of Perry Kuebel, all students are encouraged to enter the Red Ribbon Poster Contest. This year we had over 70 poster entries. Judges for the high school were Tucker and Paige Morrow, Young Life Leaders.

Congratulations and thanks to all students who participated! In addition to the poster contest, high school students participated in a daily “dress-up” day in recognition of Red Ribbon Week. For example, on Tuesday, students were encouraged to “Use your “head” and “run” away from drugs and alcohol!” by wearing their favorite hats and sneakers.

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