22nd annual BLP poster contest winners named

Top finishers in the Marquette Board of Light and Power’s 22nd annual poster contest include: Front row, from left, Madison Balko, honorable mention; Nick LaJeunesse (third place), Abby Richer, honorable mention; Callie Gentz, honorable mention; Megan Baldwin-Rankin, honorable mention; Lauren Finco, second place; and back frow, from left, Ruth Hummel, honorable mention; Hawk Paxton, honorable mention; Joshua Plattenberg, honorable mention; Jake Gorton, honorable mention; Ava Larson, honorable mention; and Hunter Sides, first place. This year’s poster contest theme was ‘The Power of Green’ and students were asked to illustrate sustainable methods of producing power. The BLP received 120 posters from students from Cherry Creek Elementary, Father Marquette Elementary and North Star Academy. First Place received $250, Second Place $200, Third Place $150 and all honorable mention’s received $100.