Ascension Republican Women name winners of 2012 Veteran's Day Poster Contest

Joyce LaCour, president, Ascension Republican Women Special to Gonzales Weekly Citizen
From Left: Brittany Collins, 1st Place Poster Contest Winner; Joyce LaCour ARW President; Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez and Reagan Lee, 2nd Place Poster Contest Winner.

The winners of the 3rd annual Veteran's Day Poster Contest, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women, received their Certificates of Excellence and Cash prizes at the Ascension Parish Council Meeting on Nov. 15. Joyce LaCour, ARW president presented the prizes and Parish President Tommy Martinez presided over the ceremony.

The contest, which gives students in the Ascension middle and high schools an opportunity to express their thoughts on the meaning of Veteran's Day, is chaired by Diane Cosenza, ARW corresponding secretary.

The 2012 First Place Poster Contest winner is Brittany Collins a 7th grade honor student at Lowery Middle School. Brittany, a 4.0 student, received a $100 prize for her artistic endeavor.

Reagan Lee, a 7th grade student at Prairieville Middle School, is the 2012 Second Place winner of a $75 prize. Reagan is a member of Beta Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.