Peace Poster Contest 2016

The Hayward Lions Club held their annual Peace Poster Contest again this fall. Jerad Ursin, Middle School Art Teacher, was the school representative. Lions International is sponsoring their 29th annual peace poster contest this year. Usually there are about 375,000 entries submitted worldwide to this contest. The contest is limited to young people between the ages of 11 and 13. Lions International sponsors the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere. The Hayward Lions Club has announced the peace poster contest winner for the year 2016. Cash prizes are awarded to the winners (1st place $100), 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25).

First Place Winner–Sarah Grubbs
Second Place Winner–Callie Asp
Third Place Winner–Logan Abic

The poster of the local winner (1st place, Sarah Grubbs), will be sent to the district governor. The district governor has a select committee judge the posters and determine the winner at the district level. The winning poster at the district level contest is sent to the Public Relations Department in the Lions Club International office in Oak Brook, IL. The winner of the International Peace Poster Contest will be announced in early March, 2017. The announcement will be made at this year’s Lions Day at the United Nations.

A photo of the winners is shown in the “Photos” section of this website.