Washington County Kids hosted its second annual “Afterschool is Cool!” poster contest open to all students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade who participate in an afterschool program in Washington County. The purpose of the contest was to invite kids participating in Washington County after school programs to creatively share what they like best about their afterschool program. The contest received submissions from Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation Department (THPRD) THRIVE Cedar Hills and Conestoga programs, the Student Stop, Evergreen Middle School Bike Club, and the Forest Grove 21st Century program at Tom McCall Upper Elementary.
The winners of the Washington County Kids’ “Afterschool is Cool” poster contest are:
1st place: Harrison Bowden – Evergreen Bike Club- 8th Grade, Evergreen Middle School
Elementary school category:
1st place: Sage Kumabara – THPRD THRIVE- Conestoga –3rd grade, Hiteon Elementary.
2nd place: Evencio Ortiz – THPRD THRIVE- Cedar Hills – 4th grade, Barnes Elementary.
3rd place: Roselyn Dennis – THPRD THRIVE- Cedar Hills – 3rd Grade, West Tualatin View Elementary.
Honorable Mention: Renzo Rust – Forest Grove 21st Century- 5th grade, Tom McCall Upper Elementary
Photos from the Showcase event are posted on the WCK website together with photos of posters. The posters from the 1st place winners of the Middle/HS category and the Elementary school category will soon appear on TriMet buses and bus benches in Washington County. Watch for them!