The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 1638 has announced the local winners of the Patriotic Art contest.
The Post Choice awards were chosen by veterans and members of the community. The Patriotic Art contest winners were judged by local art professionals.
Pictured from left are Tracy Jopek, Patriotic Art contest coordinator for Post 1638 Auxiliary; Tiffany Raymer, 3rd Place Patriotic Art ($50 prize) and 1st Place Post Choice ($80 prize); Ashley Berton, 1st Place Patriotic Art ($100) and 3rd Place Post Choice ($35); Ashley Nowak, 2nd Place Patriotic Art ($75) and 5th Place Post Choice ($15); Michelle Rathke, Post 1638 Commander; Morgan Marnholtz, 2nd Place Post Choice ($60); Haley Arndt, 4th Place Post Choice ($20); and Toni Smith, Post 1638 Auxiliary.
Berton’s artwork, titled “Dearest Mother,” was forwarded on to the state competition.