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Oregon student is top winner of national poster contest


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Jaeho Lee of Portland, Ore., was the overall winner of this year's National School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Lee also placed first in Division I.

Jaeho Lee of Portland, Ore., was the overall winner of this year's National School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Lee also placed first in Division I.

ALBANY, N.Y. — The National Association for Pupil Transportation has named the winners of its 2013 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.

The theme for this year’s contest was “At my Stop — You Stop!” Jaeho Lee of Portland, Ore., was the overall winner of the contest. Lee also placed first in Division I.

Here are the other winners:

Division I (kindergarten through second grade)
• First place and overall winner: Jaeho Lee of Portland, Ore.
• Second place: Tarun Kumar of Sewickley, Pa.
• Third place: Lindsey Larrimore of Port Orange, Fla.

Division II (third grade through fifth grade)
• First place: Natalia Wyszkowski of Derby, Conn.
• Second place: Savann Spadalik of North Massapeque, N.Y.
• Third place: Jennifer Russell of Port Orange, Fla.

Division III (sixth grade through eighth grade)
• First place: Rachelle Marie Quinonz of Kapolei, Hawaii
• Second place: Abigail Eom of Portland, Ore.
• Third place: Hannah Svihel of Coon Rapids, Minn.

Division IV (special education)
• First place: Samantha from Portland, Ore.
• Second place: Shameka Thomas of Quitman, Miss.
• Third place: Jeniya Williams of Port Orange, Fla.

Division V (computer aided drawing)
• First place: Samantha Hawkins of Georgetown, Del.

Division VI (international)
• First place: Cayce Sherer of Misawa, Japan

The theme for this year’s poster contest — “At my Stop — You Stop!” — will be the theme of next year’s National School Bus Safety Week.

The theme for next year’s National School Bus Safety Poster Contest is “Be Smart — Be Seen, I Wait in a Safe Place!”


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Do you know who won for division III? Was it Rachelle Lariba or Marisa Quinonez? Both had entries into the contest.

Daryle    |    Nov 04, 2013 09:55 PM

Congratulations to all the winners. May we all win at the battle of keeping students safe at the bus stop.

Connie Kent- Driver/Train    |    Oct 31, 2013 06:44 AM

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