2016 Poster and Poem Contest Winners/Finalists

Post Date:January 19, 2017

For Veterans Day 2016, we asked children across the country to express their thanks to our nation’s millions of veterans by entering the Paralyzed Veterans of America 13th annual National Veterans Day Poster and Poem Contest.
 
This 2016 contest theme: Celebrating 70 Years of Service. Using their own words, images, and creativity, children shared how they feel they would celebrate the service of veterans. Poster winners are below. See this link for the poem winners.
 

2016 POSTER GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Janie Kim Frances E. Norton Elementary School (Allen, TX)
Janie Kim 2015 Veterans Day Poster Contest Grand Prize Winner
 

CATEGORY WINNERS

1-2 GRADE

Jolette Izaguirre Holy Rosary Catholic School (Larose, LA)
Jolette Izaguirre 2016 Veterans Day Poster Contest Category Winner 

3-4 GRADE

Brandon Pang White Oaks Elementary School (Burke, VA)
Olivia Baird – Flour Bluff Elementary School Corpus Christi, TX 
 

FINALISTS

1-2 Grade

Frankie Paul Falgout Holy Rosary Catholic School (Larose, LA)
Frankie Paul Falgout 

Breelen Friel Holy Rosary Catholic School (Larose, LA)
Breelen Friel – Holy Rosary Catholic School Larose, LA 

Kamryn Gautreaux Holy Rosary Catholic School (Larose, LA)
Kamryn Gautreaux – Holy Rosary Catholic School Larose, LA 

Bailey Thomassie Holy Rosary Catholic School (Larose, LA)
Bailey Thomassie – Holy Rosary Catholic School Larose, LA 

Hunter Addis Masontown Elementary School (Masontown, PA)
Hunter Addis – Masontown Elementary School Masontown, PA 

Janiah Darnell Masontown Elementary School (Masontown, PA)
Janiah Darnell – Masontown Elementary School Masontown, PA 

Maria Delfiandra Holy Trinity Catholic School (McKees Rocks, PA)
Maria Delfiandra – Holy Trinity Catholic School McKees Rocks, PA 

Sydney Ligashesky Holy Trinity Catholic School (McKees Rocks. PA)
Sydney Ligashesky – Holy Trinity Catholic School McKees Rocks. PA 

Julia Mitzen Patrick Henry Elementary School (Arlington, VA)
Julia Mitzen – Patrick Henry Elementary School Arlington, VA 

Alexander Smith Holy Trinity Catholic School (McKees Rocks, PA)
Alexander Smith – Holy Trinity Catholic School McKees Rocks, PA 
 

3-4 GRADE

Olivia Baird Flour Bluff Elementary School (Corpus Christi, TX)
Olivia Baird – Flour Bluff Elementary School Corpus Christi, TX 

Payton Morris White Oaks Elementary School (Burke, VA)
Payton Morris – White Oaks Elementary School Burke, VA 

Jacob Reyes Pittman Elementary School (Raymondville, TX)
Jacob Reyes – Pittman Elementary School Raymondville, TX 

Isabel Sears White Oaks Elementary School (Burke, VA)
Isabel Sears – White Oaks Elementary Burke, VA 

Alena DeLeon Flour Bluff Elementary School (Corpus Christi, TX)
Alena DeLeon – Flour Bluff Elementary School Corpus Christi, TX 

Rhiannon Flannery Andersen Elementary School (Chandler, AZ)
Rhiannon Flannery – Andersen Elementary School Chandler, AZ 

Hayden Lefort Holy Rosary Catholic School (Larose, LA)
Hayden Lefort – Holy Rosary Catholic School Larose, LA 

Corinna Martella Holy Trinity Catholic School (McKees Rocks, PA)
Corinna Martella – Holy Trinity Catholic School McKees Rocks, PA 

Cameron Neely St. Angela School (Chicago, IL)
Cameron Neely – St. Angela School Chicago, IL 

Navaeh Robinson St. Angela School (Chicago, IL)
Navaeh Robinson – St. Angela School Chicago, IL 

See the 2016 Veterans Day Contest Poem Winners