HERO contest winners
New Kent Elementary School winners hold certificates as part of recognition for participating in the annual HERO contest at Monday night’s school board meeting. The contest allows students to demonstrate ways of combating bullying through essays, posters, and video entries. Winners at New Kent Elementary School are Colin Smolnik (1st-Essay), Dahilia Grech and Isabella Benitez (1st-Video), Blair Williams (1st-Poster), Chloe Smolnik (2nd-Poster), and Brooklyn Maranto (3rd-Poster).Robb Johnson photos
George Watkins Elementary School winners are Norah Friedrisizik (1st-Essay), Molly Randall (2nd-Essay), Andrew Fallon (3rd-Essay), Dylan Konings (4th-Essay), Hailee Saunders and Ava Brandon (1st-Poster), Anniston Habib (2nd-Poster), Leighton Wills and Faith DeVoss (3rd-Poster), Victoria Ranschaert (1st-Video), Pepper Ferrell (2nd-Video), and Faith Hynes (3rd-Video).
New Kent Middle School winners are Antony Zheng (1st-Essay), Rosemarie Gilbride (2nd-Essay), Anele Jones (3rd-Essay), and Lauren Vick (4th-Essay).
New Kent High School winners are Margaret Jarvis, Francesca Lewis, Hailey Craft and Abigail Royster (1st- Flag), Regan Shumaker, Rylie Cross, Madisyn Laney, and Tyler Strickland (2nd-Flag), Mary Chapman, Taylor Rosner, Tanner Rose, and Amber Deforest (3rd-Flag), Mariah Carl, Katherine Brightwell, and Tiana Bronder (4th-Flag), Khadija Manning (1st-Video), Christopher Mozingo (2nd-Video), and Elianna Burgos (3rd-Video).