Shaftsbury Student Wins Lions’ Peace Poster Contest

Shaftsbury Student Wins Lions’ Peace Poster Contest

Shaftsbury Student Wins Lions’ Peace Poster Contest

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The NorShaft Lion’s Phylis Porio, listens as student Jordon Gardner describes the creative process that went into his award-winning poster.

When Shaftsbury Elementary  student Jordon Gardner entered this year’s Lions Peace Poster contest, he was perhaps hoping his entry might win his school’s competition sponsored by the NorShaft Lions. It did – and then went on to compete at the State level, and won there, too for its originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the contest theme, ‘Share Peace.’ His poster will now go on to the international competition against over 450,000 other entries. Jordon and his parents shared the poster at a recent NorShaft Lions meeting. He told the Club he had spent many hours in class time plus skipping recess and staying after school to complete his poster, which depicts a world map with an intricate pattern of
country flags.

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.35 million members in 210 countries and geographical areas around the world. Local clubs include Arlington, Bennington, Manchester and NorShaft. Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth since 1917.

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