Peace poster contest winners named

Winners of the Winsted Area Peace Action Group’s Peace Poster Project posed after receiving their awards at a ceremony on Wednesday, June 14. From left: Annalicia Fischer, Joy Lim, contest judge Peggy Steinway, Simon Jia and first- place winner Rachel He. Photo by Erica Taylor

WINSTED —  The Winsted Area Peace Action Group  held its seventh annual Peace Poster Project awards ceremony at the Northwestern Connecticut Community College Library on Wednesday, June 14.

The library’s Draper Conference Center was packed with 179 colorful entries under the theme “Peace, My Responsibility: What Can I Do for Peace?”

According to organizers, there were 47 entries during the first year the Peace Poster Project was held in 2011.

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