Wyoming Radon Poster Contest Winners Named

May 15, 2018

Wyoming Radon Poster Contest Winners Named

Student winners in a poster contest designed to raise awareness about radon and radon testing have been named by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

More than 150 contest entries were received. First and second place winners receive prizes; other listed entries in each category will appear in the 2019 radon calendar.

Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas found in the soil that can sometimes reach dangerous levels in homes.

Elementary school winners:

1st Place- Alondra Jimenez Ocampo

2nd Place- Kai Teeter

3rd Place- Charlie Hurm

4th Place- Elizabeth McDiarmid

(All are 3rd grade students from Stocktrail Elementary in Gillette with Sue Cosgrove as their teacher.)

Middle school winners:

1st Place- Kate Good

2nd Place- Kyna Sneed

3rd Place- Avery Van

4th Place- Trinity Mayhew

5th Place- Jonnina Edmunds

(All are 8th grade students from Carey Junior High School in Cheyenne with Thomas Farrell as their teacher.)

High school winners:

1st Place-Tomy Phillips

2nd Place- Alice Anderson

3rd Place-Gloria Burns and Brenden Baxter

(All are 9th grade students at Sheridan High School with Michael Murray as their teacher.)

More information about radon and the poster contest is available by calling Star Jones, outreach and education coordinator with the WDH Wyoming Cancer Program, at 307-777-6015 or by visiting www.wyomingradon.org online.