Art, Banks, City Council

Banks National Drinking Water Week coloring contest winners

Artwork: Alejandro Flores-Hall

The city of Banks holds a coloring contest every year to commemorate National Drinking Water Week for youth in Banks, and no pandemic can stop it.

Here are the winners — and their artwork — of the contest. First place winners receive a $25 gift card to Main Street Pizza, while their parents are gifted with a credit on their water bills for the same amount. Second place winners receive the same awards in the sum of $15, while third place winners receive $10 in the same awards.

Ages 2-4

1st place: Alejandro Flores-Hall (See above photo for coloring)

2nd place: Ruby Shroyer

3rd place: Lauren Hollis

Ages 5 – 6

1st place: Raygan Shroyer

2nd place: Bryce Rossing

3rd place: Maddox Gray

Ages 7 – 9

1st place: Lexie Schoegje

2nd place: Aubree Busbee

3rd place: Maryn Jacobs

Ages 10-12

1st place: Marissa Calvillo

2nd place: Saydee Shroyer

3rd place: Damien

Honorable mentions, all from ages 7 – 9:

Aerin Hollis

Lexy Gray

Grace Erickson

Mayson Shroyer

Chloe Rossing

Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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