Kurtzweg, an 8th grader at Emanuel Lutheran School, was recognized for his poster’s originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the theme, “Imagine Peace.” He received a $50 prize and a certificate, and his poster will advance to the district level.
Seventh grader Chauntaya Dammann took second place with her entry, “Think of Peace.” She will a $25 prize and a certificate, and both students will be dinner guests with the Lions during their meeting on Nov. 19.
A total of 21 Emanuel students participated in the contest. Their posters are on display through November at the State Bank of Hamburg. The contest encourages young people age 11-13 to think about peace and creatively express what it means to them.