(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
The students artistic talents are getting the notice of others as well.
Earlier this month, two Matthews Elementary students, second grader Brenden Hobson and Maggie Sutton, a fifth grader, won their respective divisions in the Missouri's Youth/Adult Alliance 2012 Red Ribbon Art Contest. The contest is part of national Red Ribbon Week, where various schools and communities participate in activities to promote a drug-free youth message.
Quaite asked each of her students in first through fifth grades to create a poster for MYAA's annual art competition. She encouraged them to be creative as they showcased the MYAA's message, "The Best Me is Drug-Free."
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