Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest Winners Announced

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Pictured left to right: Joana Preciado Cruz, Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McCrae, Athena Choyce, Edger Comancho, and Freeholder Director Joe Derella. All photos courtesy of The Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition.

The Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) hosted an awards event in recognition of the winners of the Stand-Up for Gun Safety Art Contest celebrating June as Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month in Cumberland County.

The art contest was open to 4th through 8th-grade students in Cumberland County. The CCPYDC received 52 submissions; five Coalition Members from the County Workgroup judged the art submissions. The panel of judges came up with the five winning entries that will be displayed next week as it wraps up the Gun Safety & Violence Awareness campaign through their social media accounts.

The CCPYDC thanked the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, Steel Pier, Chick-fil-A, as well as other organizations who would like to remain anonymous, for their generous prize donations.

First place winner Joana Preciado Cruz next to her winning submission.

Third place winner Edger Comancho next to his submission.

Prize Winners:

1st: Joana Preciado Cruz

2nd: Kaylie Hernandez and Tonizie Kirk

3rd: Edger Comancho

4th: Stephanie Flores

5th: Cierra Dias

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