TOWN OF FALLSBURG, NY (December 12, 2012) – At the District 20-0 Convention of the New York State and Bermuda Lions Clubs this past November 10, two students from Fallsburg Central School District were honored for their entries in the Annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest.
The theme of this year’s contest is “Imagine Peace” and 11, 12 and 13 year olds are eligible to participate. Winners are selected at the local, district, multiple district and international levels.
With over 350,000 participants, the group will be narrowed down to 24 international finalists. The overall winners will be announced at the United Nations in January 2013.
In the photo above, Fallsburg Junior/Senior High School Principal Michael Williams, 7th grader Victoria Langeland, art teacher Tobie Magnetico, and Lions Club International 20-0 District Peace Poster Chair Ilene Wizwer. Victoria is the seventh grade winner for the Annual Lions International District Peace Poster Contest sponsored Town of Fallsburg Lions Club.
The photo at right shows (l-r) Benjamin Cosor Elementary School Principal Mary Kate Stinehour, Lions 20-0 District Governor Joyce Maier, Town of Fallsburg Lions Club President Miranda Behan, Roger Ruhren, Dawn Ruhren, Welyn Ruhren, art teacher Maura Pellegrino, and Peace Poster Chair Ilene Wizwer. Dawn is the sixth grade winner of the Peace Poster Contest. Welyn and Roger are her parents.