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Poppy posters show students' support of veterans

Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 8:01 a.m. CDT
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Sixth and seventh-grade students at Genoa-Kingston Middle School honored veterans by entering the American Legion Poppy Poster Contest. Students designed posters featuring poppies and explaining Memorial Day. Winning posters were displayed at the Genoa Veterans Home, and winning students received cash awards. From left, Janet Bacon, American Legion District 12 Ladies Auxiliary; Carol Hencken, teacher; Jack Routson, sixth grade honorable mention; Will Franson, sixth grade second place; Carolina Roadas, sixth grade third place; Gabby Boester, seventh grade first place; Charlotte Bradshaw, seventh grade second place; Lily Reynolds, seventh grade third place; and principal Angelo Lekkas. Not pictured, seventh grade first-place winner was Atalie Mendoza.