Peace Poster Entry Is Well Received

    Luke Thessing, one of 18 eighth graders in Ms Penny Bassham's art class at St. Joseph School, recently had his artwork chosen to represent the school in the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest.The contest has been held for the last 30 years and allows young people between the ages of 11-13 to artistically express their views of peace and to spread them around the world. Each entry is judged on originality, artistic merit, and theme. "We Are Connected" is the theme for 2021-22.
     Working through the Conway Evening Lions Club, Luke's poster first represented St. Joseph at the local level. It went on to win at the District judging and has since moved on to State Competition. If Luke's poster wins there, it would be sent to the International Contest involving some 75 countries. The Grand Prize winner receives an award and $5,000 prize.

Note: What Luke is holding is only a small copy of his poster. The original larger one is no longer on campus.