Public Health: 2012 Public Health Week Poster Contest
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2012 Public Health Week Poster Contest

 
{Poster contest winners}
Pictured left to right: Xitlalie Ibarra (1st grade), Rachel Dillon (2nd grade), Sydnee Porter (3rd grade), Muiez Qureshi (5th grade), Cemal Qureshi (7th grade), Mariela Gomez (8th grade).  Winners not pictured: Michelle Nguyen (4th grade) and Cecilia Santiago (6th grade).
 
 

The winners of the contest were announced today and recognized during Tarrant County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, April 10.  Each winner received a $25 Staples gift card, an award certificate and a set of greeting cards and coloring pages featuring their artwork.  The contest theme "A Healthier America Begins Today. Join the Movement!” challenged students in grades 1 - 8 to produce original artwork related to the theme.

The winners, including their grade, school and teacher are:

{1st grade}

Xitlalie Ibarra - 1st Grade, D. McRae Elementary, Fort Worth ISD; Luis Fernandez, teacher

(coloring page)

 

{2nd grade}

Rachel Dillon - 2nd Grade, Daulton Elementary, Mansfield ISD; Jennifer Allen, teacher

(coloring page)

 

{3rd grade}

Sydnee Porter - 3rd Grade, Daulton Elementary, Mansfield ISD; Jennifer Allen, teacher

(coloring page)

 

{4th grade}

Michelle Nguyen - 4th Grade, Daulton Elementary, Mansfield ISD; Jennifer Allen, teacher

(coloring page)

 

{5th grade}

Muiez Quresi – 5th Watauga Elementary, Birdville ISD; Jessica Erwin, teacher

(coloring page)

 

{6th grade}

Cecilia Santiago - 6th Grade, Irma Marsh Middle School, Castleberry ISD; Jeanne McKinnis,

teacher  (coloring page)

 

{7th grade}

Cemal Qureshi - 7th Grade, Watauga Middle School, Birdville ISD; Heather Raynsford, teacher

(coloring page)

 

{8th grade}

Mariela Gomez - 8th Grade, Irma Marsh Middle School, Castleberry ISD; Pamela Spangler,

teacher (coloring page)

 

 
This year’s winning artwork, along with other photos of the recognition ceremony, also can be seen on the Tarrant County Public Health Facebook page.  The artwork will be added to the Public Health Week Poster Contest Gallery, located at Tarrant County Public Health’s main building, 1101 S. Main Street in Fort Worth. The artwork also will be featured on NBC 5's "Bus Stop Weather" broadcast and Facebook page beginning Monday, April 16.
 
 
 
 
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{A Healthier America Begins Today! Join the Movement!}
 
 
      
Teachers and parents:                             
 

Tarrant County Public Health invites all Tarrant County students in grades 1 - 8 to take participate in the annual Public Health Week Poster Contest.

The Public Health Week Poster Contest challenges youth to produce original artwork that highlights this year's theme: "A Healthier America Begins Today. Join the Movement!"  Tarrant County Public Health sponsors this contest as part of National Public Health Week (April 2 – 8, 2012).

 

Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2012.

The Call for Entries/Contest Rules and Teacher's Guide will help teachers prepare students to enter the contest.  These items can be reproduced freely and provided to any student or teacher as supplemental information.  A National Public Health Week Resource for Teachers, produced by the American Public Health Association, is also available.

 

A winner will be chosen from each grade level for which there are entries.  The winners will be recognized during a Tarrant County Commissioners Court meeting.  Their artwork will go on permanent display in the Public Health Week Poster Contest Gallery, in the south wing of the Dr. Marion J. Brooks Building, Tarrant County Public Health main campus, 1101 S. Main Street in Fort Worth.  Winning artwork will also be featured on this Web site as well as the Tarrant County Public Health Facebook page.

 

It is important that we teach today's youth about the role that they can play in making our community and its neighborhoods a healthier place to live.  We are excited to bring this opportunity to Tarrant County.

For more information, e-mail or call Al Roy: 817-321-5313.

 

Previous year's contests:

2011 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2010 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2009 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2008 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2007 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2006 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2005 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2004 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners

2003 Public Health Week Poster Contest winners





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