Navigation Links
Pennsylvania Dental Association Announces Winners of Annual Statewide Third-Grade Student Poster Contest
Date:4/27/2009

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Makenzie Fritz, a third-grade student at Our Lady of Hungary Regional School in Northampton County, will receive a $1,000 educational bond for winning first-place in the Pennsylvania Dental Association's (PDA) 2009 National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) statewide poster contest.

Makenzie's poster will be reproduced as bookmarks, which will be distributed to all of Pennsylvania's public libraries. A PDA member dentist will present Makenzie with her framed winning poster and bookmarks at an upcoming school awards assembly in June.

In addition to Makenzie's prizes, Our Lady of Hungary Regional School and her teacher will each receive a $250 prize for participating in PDA's contest.

Her winning poster, "A Perfect Smile Wins by an Extra Mile," depicts a track meet in which a sparkling white tooth wins the race against snarling plaque. Vibrantly colored and skillfully drawn, Makenzie demonstrated that she truly understands the importance of good oral health.

"Camp Brush A Lot" was the theme of second-place winner Kyle Pifer's poster. Kyle, a third-grade student at Mountain View Elementary in Dauphin County, drew teeth roasting marshmallows on their toothbrushes over a campfire. Complete with a tent and a cooler of floss, at Camp Brush A Lot "we never miss a dirty spot!" Kyle will receive a $500 educational savings bond.

Third-place winner, Hailey Caivano "Shut Out Plaque and Tooth Decay" in a baseball game where plaque and decay go head to head against floss and toothpaste. Hailey, a third-grader at George Wolf Elementary in Northampton County, will receive a $250 educational savings bond.

The winning posters were selected from 100 well-designed and creative regional finalist posters submitted to the PDA Central Office for final judging. The contest was open to third-grade students in any Pennsylvania public, private or charter school. It is estimated that 20,000 third-grade students across Pennsylvania participated in this year's poster contest.

Visit the PDA website at www.padental.org to learn more about NCDHM and other dental health topics.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pennsylvania Dental Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Pennsylvania Working Closely With Federal Partners to Contain Impact of Swine Flu
2. Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Reminds All Parents to Be Wise, Immunize Your Children
3. Pennsylvania DEP Releases Evaluation of Air Quality Program
4. Roche Announces New Co-pay Program in Pennsylvania that Makes It Easier for Patients with Diabetes to Receive Savings on ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Test Strips
5. RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology Enabling Fast, Accurate Treatments for Pennsylvania Cancer Patients
6. Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Unveils Regional Autism Centers
7. Pennsylvania Governors Food Safety Council to Hold First Meeting on April 22
8. PA Secretary of Health Recognizes Pennsylvania Volunteers; Urges Greater Citizen Involvement
9. Hahnemann COO Elected to the Pennsylvania Trauma System Foundation Board
10. Pennsylvania State Department of Health and Allegheny County Health Department Confirm Four Cases of Measles in Southwest Region
11. Pennsylvania Department of Health Helps Smokers Trying to Quit in Wake of Federal Cigarette Tax Hike
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Source Vitál Apothecary, a skin and body care company dedicated ... company had a successful visit to the 2017 ECRM Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition ... in the nutritional, sports and health industries a chance to meet in private sessions ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Lice Troopers, the lice removal company ... with school-aged children since the holiday season. , “It happens every year around ... sharing hugs and taking photos, which is the head-to-head gateway that lice need to ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Michael and Betsy Brauser celebrated 5 years of Betsy’s participation ... trial has been life-saving as she has been on the trial for more ... diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2009. She underwent standard chemotherapy but a year later ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... Magdalene: Grace is Greater than Sin”: a unique and memorable piece of literature ... Grace is Greater than Sin” is the creation of published author, Brenda Roberts, a ... had little knowledge of the female characters portrayed in the Holy Bible. , ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... examination of how God handles sin, including how to let go of lingering guilt and ... ten long years has been waiting to release this powerful insight about forgiveness that the ... the Lord for over twenty years, and he has been preaching and teaching the Word ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/21/2017)... ARMO BioSciences, Inc., a late-stage immuno-oncology company, ... lead investigational immuno-oncology drug AM0010 (PEGylated Interleukin-10) at the ... of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place January 19-21, 2017 ... "AM0010 induces the expansion of novel T ... in the blood and tumors of our patients," said ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... , Jan 20, 2017 Research ... Testing Market By Type ([CBC, HGB/HCT, BMP, BUN Creatinine, Electrolyte Testing, ... By End-use, And Segment Forecasts, 2013 - 2024" report to ... ... 198.5 billion by 2024 Introduction of innovative solutions on ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... DUBLIN , Jan 20, 2017 ... Pharmaceutical Stability Testing Market Trends, Opportunities, and Future" report to ... ... market sizing, emerging trends, and technologies, and provides a snapshot of ... year is 2015 and forecasts are provided from 2016 to 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: