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2016 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Poster Contest Winners

June 9th, 2016 in Salmon Fest News

Leavenworth, Wash.- The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is proud to announce that Danielle Peterson, a third-grade student from Lewis and Clark Elementary, is this year’s Grand Prize Poster Contest for the 2016 festival.

Danielle’s colorful and amazing poster is the new ‘O-FISH-al’ Festival poster and will be used to publicize the 26th Annual Wenatchee River Salmon Festival throughout the region.

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2016 Poster Winner Danielle Peterson

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Staff had over 900 entries to choose from in selecting the 2016 poster winner. The posters were based on the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival’s 2016 theme “Super Salmon” and were judged on the basis of creativity, artwork and use of the festival theme.

Congratulations also go to the 2016 Runners-Up:

  • Josslyn Blue (John Newbery Elementary)
  • Rachel Scott (Cascade Christian Academy)
  • Honorable Mention to Elly Mayfield (Lewis and Clark Elementary).

The top three winners receive T-shirts with their poster imprinted on them, a trophy, plus their teachers receive art-supply gift certificates. Additionally, all “Best of School” winners receive a medal.

The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is a family-friendly, national award-winning festival held at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. This year’s All Family Day is September 17th, from 10am – 5pm.

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, Chelan County PUD, Friends of Northwest Hatcheries and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation host the festival.

Salmon Festival is a proud recipient of the “2016 Partnership Award for Public Lands Partners”