The United States Youth Poster Contest Awards are given for squadrons and districts to promote youth appreciation of the water and that safe boating is fun boating with their local youth. This year’s theme is “Make it Personal! It’s Your Life…It’s Your Lifejacket!”
The Contest was open to all children in the Greater Memphis Area ages 6 – 14. At the National level a 1st place award of $150, 2nd Place award of $100 and a 3rd Place award of $75 is given in three age groups: 6 -8 years, 9 – 11 years and 12-14 years. At the Squadron level a 1st place award of $30, 2nd Place award of $20 and a 3rd Place award of $10 is given in three age groups: 1) 6 -8 years, 2) 9 – 11 years and 3) 12-14 years.
It is with pleasure that the Memphis Sail and Power Squadron announced their winners at the local level. Age Group 9-11 1st place winner: Ye-Na Han, Germantown TN, 2nd place winner: Hannah Han, Germantown TN. Age Group 12-14 1st place winner: Emery Haluska, Collierville TN.
Ye-Na Han and Emery Haluska’s posters were selected at District 17 Fall Conference, Chattanooga TN, as their entries for the competition at the National Conference, Orlando FL in February, 2017
The Grand Prize winner and two runner-up posters will be selected in each age group and will be displayed at the Annual Meeting. All participants at the National level will receive certificates of appreciation signed by the Chief Commander with cash awards sent to the District Commander for presentation to the winners.