U.C.T. announces safety poster contest winners

The United Commercial Travelers of America, Williamsport Council 350, announced the winners of their Safety Poster Contest. Posters were done by area students ranging from grades 3 through 12 and were judged according to their original artwork and safety message.

The posters were evaluated by three efficient judges: Dolores Reed, secretary to Mayor Campana; Eve Archer, a retired art teacher from the Williamsport School District; and Assistant Fire Chief, Todd C. Heckman.

The winning students from the Lower Level (grades 3 through 5) were first place, Siera Latsch from Jackson Elementary School; second place, Elizabeth Fry, a home school student; and third place, Zoey Esposito from Hepburn-Lycoming Elementary School.

The Middle Level (grades 6 through 8) first place winner was Christian Thompson; second place, Morgan VanBuskirk; and third place, Zach Tagliaboski, all from Lycoming Valley Middle School.

Also for the Middle Level, Intellectual Disabilities Division, winners were: first place, Timothy Sherman from Curtin Middle School; second place, David Follmer; and third place, Kayla Bowen, both from Lycoming Valley Middle School.

In the Upper Level (grades 9 through 12) the winners were: First Place; Faith Upright, a home school student and Second Place; Joseph Davenport from Loyalsock Township high School.

All first place winners progressed to the next level and were judged at the Grand Convention in Indiana, Pa., on May 9, were they competed with other students statewide.

U.C.T. thanks all of the participants for their creative efforts in preparing their posters and to the judges for their critique and honest evaluations.

UCT is a non-profit financial services membership organization with over 70,000 members in the U.S. and Canada.

Members work hard to enhance their communities through community service, charitable fundraising and helping those in need. Members decide on a local basis which causes and charities to support and how to best meet the needs of their communities.