Holy Cross School students win in Lions Peace Poster contest

Winners at Holy Cross Catholic School in the local competition of the International Lions Peace Poster contest were recently announced. From left are Veseli Lions Club President Jenny Malecha, seventh graders Lucy Havlicek, Jocelyn Simones, Charlotte Benolkin, and Veseli Lions Club Vice President John Kubes. (Photo courtesy of Cathy Mikel)

This fall Holy Cross Catholic School middle schoolers drew the month away creating their visions of what peace means. The students were competing in the International Lions Peace Poster contest sponsored locally by the Veseli Lions Club. This year’s theme was “Journey to Peace.” This is the first year all the winners were from the seventh grade. Charlotte Benolkin was awarded first place, Lucy Havlicek earned second place honors, and third place was awarded to Jocelyn Simones. The three were awarded cash prizes from the Veseli Area Lions. Accompanying Benolkin’s poster was the quote, “By holding hands and fighting evil, we will follow our journey of peace and get to heaven.” Her winning poster will continue onto the district level of competition. The staff at Holy Cross are immensely proud of the students for their creativity and diligence.

The Veseli Area Lions are proud to....

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