Lyndonville Lions Club names Peace Poster winners

Posted 6 December 2017 at 2:00 pm

Provided photos: The top three finalists with their posters, from left: Karlee Rounds, Aasiya Huzair and Amanda Garza.

Press Release, Lyndonville Central School

LYNDONVILLE – Karlee Rounds, an eighth-grade student at Lyndonville, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Lyndonville Lions Club.

In total, 48 eighth-graders participated in the contest. The entries were narrowed down by Amanda LeClair, art teacher, and then by Leo Club officers. The final six posters were ranked by Lions Club members. Certificates were presented to the top three poster creators, along with an honorable mention.

Amanda Garza placed second in the Lyndonville competition with Aasiya Huzair placing third. Julianna Scribner was recognized with honorable mention.

Karlee Rounds’ winning poster: “Peace and Love Have No Borders.”

Rounds’ poster, “Peace and Love Have No Borders,” was among more than 450,000 entries submitted worldwide in the annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions Clubs International is sponsoring the program to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.

Rounds’ poster was sent on to the District Governor in November.

View past international grand prize winners at Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.35 million members in 210 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world.

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