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2012 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Poster Contest Winner

May 11th, 2012 in Archived Salmon Fest News

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is proud to announce that Evelyn Edwards, a third grade student from Vale Elementary School in Cashmere, is the Grand Prize winner of the 2012 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Poster Contest.

Evelyn Edwards (pictured here with her teacher, Mrs. Thibault)

This year the festival received 1,091 art posters, the most ever submitted from 25 grade schools in North Central Washington. The posters focused on this year’s theme “Dances with Salmon!” Posters are judged on the basis of creativity, artwork and use of the festival theme.

Ms. Edward’s poster will be part of the “O-FISH-al” festival publicity announcements for the 22nd Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, and distributed throughout the region promoting the festival.

Congratulations also go to the 2012 Runners-Up:

  • Isabella Taylor (River Academy, Wenatchee)
  • Dominic Musgrove (Rock Island Elementary, East Wenatchee)

All winners receive specially printed T-shirts featuring their artwork and their teachers receive certificates for art supplies, courtesy of McDee’s Art Center.

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is a family friendly and award winning festival held at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, September 22-23, 2012.

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, and Chelan County PUD host the festival.