Marcy students earn first, second places in poster contest

Marcy Elementary School fifth-graders took honors in the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office Anti-Drug Abuse Poster Contest. Kristin Pilo earned first place and a $300 saving bond, and Madison Czerwinksi won second place and a $100 savings bond. The contest was open to all fifth- through eighth-grade students throughout Waukesha County.

In addition to their savings bonds, the students will receive a certificate and their winning entries will be featured in the 2006 full-color, anti-drug calendar sponsored by the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office. Pilo and Czerwinski will be honored at an awards ceremony Nov. 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the County Board Room of the Waukesha County Courthouse, 515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha.

Marcy art teacher is Suzan Markham, who has submitted many winning entry of her students’ work in past years. Markham has students create a poster with an anti-drug message in art class and submits the pieces for the contest.