Take a line or a stanza from a great Irish Poem and draw a beautiful picture to reflect what the poet wanted to convey.
2019 IRISH HERITAGE POSTER CONTEST WINNERS
This year we had a record 23 Irish poster entries from grade schools: Holy Cross, Deane-Porter, Knollwood, Sickles, and RCDS.
Judges: Pete Hogan, Community Outreach, Rumson St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Nanette Reis, Library Director , Oceanic Free Library Jennifer Conklin, Library Assistant, Oceanic Free Library
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade(9 entries): $50.00 1st Place Prize
First Place Libby Hedgcock - 1st Grade Winning Poster: Best Friends holding a four leaf clover in the sun
2nd Place Avery Purcell 2nd Grade 7 years old
3rd Place Honora Steel 1st Grade 6 years old
Honorable Mention Maeve Kennedy-1st Grade
Grades 4th - 8th(14 entries): $100.00 1st Place Prize First Place Logan Rettino - 6th grade Winning Poster: Leprechaun holding a shamrock in the sun 2nd Place Grace Smith-4th Grade 3rd Place Kylin Gwydir-5th Grade
Honorable Mention Mairead Hempstead 4th Grade
The theme for the 2019 Irish Poster Contest asked young artists to draw up their own version of the Irish Declaration of Independence or an Irish Blessing with symbols on poster board.
The Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates Irish heritage and provides charitable gifts to local organizations improving our community.