Several Goshen Intermediate School students were named winners in the 30th Annual Countywide Substance Abuse Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County (ADAC).
Veronica Donohue placed first in the grades 4-6 category. Keara McCarty and Mehri Ghezel-Ayagh placed first and second, consecutively, in the grades 1-3 category. Several classmates received honorable mentions.
This year’s theme is “You Only Have One Life, Live it Alcohol and Drug Free!” The students created their posters under the direction of Art Teacher Robert Hoover.
There were approximately 1,100 entries throughout the county. The winners were recognized at an awards ceremony at SUNY Orange in Newburgh.
The winners are:
Grades 4-6 Category
- First place: Veronica Donohue
- Honorable Mention: Grant Moore, Gabriela Fernandez-Martinez, Hana Sandoval, Clarissa Losgar, Sandra Estrada, Brooke Schaeffer, Olivia Benker, Laci Lauretta, Samantha Alejo, Jaclyn Vanderpool, Bryan Ewing, Luci Fini
Grades 1-3 Category
- First place: Keara McCarty
- Second place: Mehri Ghezel-Ayagh
Honorable Mention: Chloe Mosquera, Isabella Ok, Tayla Eriksen, Mary Mott, Aaron Pun, Lance Valens, Briana Mahoney, Luke Lederman, Ava Carroll, Julia Morgan, Isabel Barnhorst, Jackson LaViano