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2017 Poison Prevention Art Contest

More than 60,000 young children end up in emergency departments every year because they get into medicines while a parent or caregiver is not looking. As part of National Poison Prevention Week, March 19-25, 2017, APA held it's 6th Annual Poison Prevention Art Contest in an effort to increase medication safety and poison prevention awareness among children. The theme for this year was:

Home Safe Home

The contest was divided into three age categories (K-2nd grade, 3rd - 5th grade, and 6th - 8th grade), and offered a grand prize $50 gift certificate, second place $25 gift certificate and third place $15 gift certificate for each age category. First-place winners have been entered into the National Poison Prevention Art Contest.

For more information about poison awareness and to get the Council's 50 Tips to Prevent Poisoning guide, visit the PPWC website at www.aapcc.org/prevention/nppw/

For informationon the Up & Away initiative of PROTECT in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) visit: http://upandaway.org

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2017 Winners

2015 Winners

2014 Winners

2013 Winners

Divisions:

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
3rd - 5th Grade
6th - 8th Grade

Prizes: 

Grand Prize: $50.00 gift certificate, Artwork entered in National Poison Prevention Poster contest
Second Place: $25.00 gift certificate
Third Place: $15.00 gift certificate


Submitted entries to this contest become the property of the Alabama Pharmacy Association and will not be returned. Entry into this contest implies consent and permission for the Alabama Pharmacy Association to reproduce, publish, circulate, display on its website, and/or to use as advertising or for marketing purposes for the Alabama Pharmacy Association. Additional information may be added to the winning artwork such as, Poison Hotline's toll free number, Medication Safety Week Date, artist's first name, APA website. Public recognition information will be in accordance with all Child Protection laws.

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A Special THANK YOU to all the students who entered the 2017 Contest. (We took a hiatus in 2016 because of a staffing shortage).

2017 Poison Prevention Contest Winners

First Place

K-2nd Grade Division 3rd-5th Grade Division 6-8th Grade Division

Amelie Smith
Rockwell Elementary School
Spanish Fort, AL
Abigail Cruz
Delta Elementary School
Daphne, AL
Aidan Franks
Discovery Middle School
Madison, AL

 

Second Place

K-2nd Grade Division 3rd-5th Grade Division 6-8th Grade Division

Heloise Cagne
Riverhill School
Florence, AL

Kyra Vinson
Delta Elementary School
Bay Minette, AL
Madison Castillo
Discovery Middle School
Madison, AL

Third Place

K-2nd Grade Division 3rd-5th Grade Division 6-8th Grade Division

Raye Donald
Rockwell Elementary School
Spanish Fort, AL
Danielle Murphy
Delta Elementary School
Bay Minette, AL
Marion Starnes
Andalusia Junior High School
Andalusia, AL

 

 

2015 Poison Prevention Contest Winners

K-2nd Grade Division 3rd-5th Grade Division 6-8th Grade Division


2014 Art Contest Winners Gain National Recognition!

 

The Alabama Pharmacy Association (APA) held an Art Contest to raise awareness about poison prevention. The contest was open to Alabama children in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Contest entries were accepted from February 3 until March 21, 2014. APA Winners were announced on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Winners in each division received gift certificates, were recognized in the Spring 2014 APA Journal and the Grand Prize winners from each category went on to compete in a national competition. The 2014 
theme was: "Children Act Fast, So Do Poisons."

Ange Long of Discovery Middle School, Madison, AL and Ryder Dauchy of Northport Elementary School, Northport, AL, placed in the 2015 National Poison Prevention Poster Contest and their artwork will be published on the annual Poison Prevention Week poster and distributed nationwide. They are also posted on www.poisonprevention.org

CONGRATULATIONS to Ange and Ryder!

A Special THANK YOU to all the students who entered the 2014 Contest. 

2014 Winners: "Children Act Fast, So Do Poisons."

2014 Winners
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade 3rd - 5th Grade 6th - 8th Grade

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2013 Winners: "Poisonings Span a Lifetime"

2013 Winners
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade 3rd - 5th Grade 6th - 8th Grade

 

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