Piedmont students win anti-smoking contest

Piedmont Intermediate students won the grand prize in a contest designed to teach about the dangers of tobacco use.
BY JOHN WILLIAMS, For The Oklahoman Published: March 30, 2013
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Jenks SE Elementary, Alexis McGehee's second grade, second-place visual.

Third through fifth grade winners:

Burns Flat-Dill City Elementary, Valerie Fite's fifth-grade girls, first-place video.

Jenks SE Elementary, Emily Walker's third grade, second-place video.

Piedmont Intermediate, Misty Granger's fifth grade, second-hour class, third-place video.

Northwood Elementary, Piedmont School District, Shelli Smith's third grade, first-place visual.

The grand prize and first-place winning classes win an iPad for the classroom, a field trip to Science Museum Oklahoma, iTunes cards and trophies.

They will be honored during a May 1 awards ceremony at the state Capitol, where they will have photos taken with legislators.

Second- and third-place winning classes will receive gift cards for school supplies and trophies.

John Williams is a communications consultant for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma.


BACKGROUND

About the contest

The “Be Smart — Don't Start Anti-Tobacco Contest” is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma; the American Lung Association, Plains-Gulf region; the state Education Department and the Health Department.

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