2009 Poster Contest Winners

2009 theme: "It's Our Turn: Fight to Save Civil War Battlefields"

This annual contest, co-sponsored by the Civil War Preservation Trust and History, encourages students of all ages to think critically and creatively about the importance of historic preservation. Students submit Civil War preservation themed posters and essays and compete for cash prizes. Teachers of winning students receive gift certificates to History's online store. Selected essays are also featured in the Civil War Preservation Trust’s magazine, Hallowed Ground. See 2008 Poster Contest Winners »

***Elementary School Winners***

1 Ele

1st Place Elementary

Drew Lewis
Starr Elementary School
Starr, South Carolina
4th grade
Teacher: Tina Long


2 Ele
2nd Place Elementary

Jatai Walker
Wadsworth Elementary School
Palm Coast, Florida
5th grade
Teacher: Barbara Swanson

 3 Ele
3rd Place Elementary

Nicole Bien
West End School
Lynbrook, New York
5th grade
Teacher: Donna Smith


***Middle School Winners***

1 MS

1st Place Middle School

Nora M. Anderson
Home School
East China, Michigan
7th grade
Teacher: Maureen Anderson


 2 MS
2nd Place Middle School

Mark Frederick
Altoona Central Catholic Middle School
Altoona, Pennsylvania
8th grade
Teacher: Mark Robuck

 3 MS
3rd Place Middle School

Evan Wachter
J.F. Hillyard Middle School
Harrisonburg, Virginia
8th grade
Teacher: Ms. Fly


***High School Winners***

1 HS

1st Place High School

Shelby Harper
James Island Charter High School
Charleston, South Carolina
11th grade
Teacher: Randy Hilyer


 2 HS
2nd Place High School

Allison Havlik
Mundelein High School
12th grade
Teacher: Tom Kuhn

 3 MS
3rd Place High School

Cole Thompson
Turner Ashby High School
Bridgewater, Virginia
10th grade
Teacher: Brianna Gray


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