Apr 1, 2014 12:22 PM by MELISSA CANONE
Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced the winners of the 2014 Louisiana Aviation Art Contest, sponsored by the DOTD Aviation Section. The theme for this year's contest was "Flying Saves Lives!"
Students, ages 6-17, were encouraged to create artwork using this year's theme in relation to the aviation world. Participants were also encouraged to visit and learn more about their local airports by visiting DOTD's website and locating the airport nearest to where they live. The contest encourages young people throughout Louisiana to become familiar with and participate in aeronautics, engineering, and science. The art contest allows young adults to learn about aviation and the unlimited career opportunities it offers.
The winners of this year's art contest are as follows:
Ages 6-7 1st Place - Raylynn Cockerham of Northeast Elementary School, East Baton Rouge Parish
2nd Place - Caroline Bailey of Victory Christian Academy, Jefferson Parish
3rd Place - Kyler Dupuy of St. John Primary, Ascension Parish
Ages 8-9 1st Place - Cooper Ancale of St. John Primary, Ascension Parish
2nd Place - Cameron Sheehan of St. John Primary, Ascension Parish
3rd Place - Audrey Soulier of St. John Primary, Ascension Parish
Ages 10-11 1st Place - Karli Leger of Grand Lake, Cameron Parish
2nd Place - Martin Bustos of Chateau Estates, Jefferson Parish
3rd Place - Bryson Tabor of Bayou Bouef, Lafourche Parish
Ages 12-13 1st Place - Benjamin LeBoeuf of St. Theresa Middle, Ascension Parish
2nd Place - Zachary Browning of St. Theresa Middle, Ascension Parish
3rd Place - Augie Chopin of St. Theresa Middle, Ascension Parish
Ages 14-15 1st Place - Connor Daigle of Church Point High School, Acadia Parish
2nd Place - Andrew Jenkins of Franklinton High School, Washington Parish
3rd Place - Logan Marks of Church Point High School, Acadia Parish
Ages 16-17 1st Place - Kalyn Bazell of Franklinton High School, Washington Parish
2nd Place - Zac Estruda of Franklinton High School, Washington Parish
3rd Place - Alexis Hallinan of Bogalusa High School, Washington Parish
To view the winning entries for each category, visit: http://1.usa.gov/1heWOp0.