2014 Button and Postcard Contest
Co-Chairs Jessica Justice and Brandy Kenny of the 2014 Curwood Festival Button and Postcards Contest are pleased to announce that Brianna Scanlon, a 17-year old Perry High School Senior designed the winning entry for 2014 Curwood Button and Bailey Steele, a 15-year old Sophomore from Owosso High School designed the winning entry for the 2014 Curwood Postcard Contest. Winning entries were selected from 90 entries from 3 area public and home schools. The contest is sponsored by Michigan State Senator-24th District, Rick Jones.
Brianna is the daughter of Jeanae Rowly of Perry. After graduation, Brianna plans on attending the Art Institute of Chicago.
Bailey’s teacher, Jayne Brown (Art & Business Departments) said ‘Bailey was out last semester and has worked extremely hard getting caught up in all his classes. He is a very conscientious student and a person of great character! He works to meet deadlines and always submits high quality projects. I’m always proud of Bailey and am very happy that he is the 2014 winner of the Curwood Postcard Contest.’
Both Brianna and Bailey will receive a $100 scholarship, a plaque from the Curwood Festival Committee and an opportunity to ride in the Heritage Parade on Saturday, June 7, beginning at 2pm. Buttons and postcards will be available for sale Curwood weekend at the Curwood office.
The Curwood Festival is a 501c.4 organization dedicated ”to celebrating the life of author/conservationist, James Oliver Curwood, by organizing, promoting, and conducting family events using the efforts and resources of volunteers, businesses, non-profit organizations and governmental units to enhance the economic and community image of Curwood Country.” For further information, please contact the Curwood office at 989-723-2161.