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Library honors students in coloring, poster contests

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POLSON — National Library Week was celebrated nationwide the week of April 11-17. One event held at the Polson City Library was the announcement of winners in the library’s coloring and poster contest. Complete with cookies and punch, the event drew winners of the contest and their parents, grandparents and friends. The contest itself attracted 332 participants, 192 in the coloring contest and 145 in the poster contest according to Bonnie Triepke, Volunteer Coordinator for the Library District Steering Committee.

Homeschool kids as well as students from around the valley, such as Cherry Valley, Dayton, Linderman, Mission Valley Christian Academy, Polson Middle School and Valley View all entered the contest. 

Every entrant received a free ice cream cone from either The Cove or Quinn’s Wrap Shack. Students who came out top in their age group won a book. 

Book winners included:

Coloring Contest
Kindergarten: Brogan Nice, Cherry Valley
First grade tie: Evan Dorcey, Cherry Valley, and Kenan Rehbein, MVC Academy
Second Grade: Trey Kelley, Linderman

Poster Contest
“Keep the Polson City Library Afloat”
Third Grade:  Jarrett Richey, Valley View
Fourth Grade:  Claire Hanke, Linderman
Grade Five: Cadis Chowning, PMS
Grade Six: Sandra Crossett, PMS

“Find Your Story at the Polson City Library”
Third Grade: Oceana Pierce. Linderman
Fourth Grade: Jonathan Peterson, Home School
Fifth Grade:  Lee Camel, Polson Middle School
Sixth:  Tessa Nunlist, Polson Middle School

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