Each year, the Oregon Health Authority hosts a statewide art contest for middle school aged students to raise awareness of problem gambling. 6 local winners are submitted to the state for consideration - and the results are in! Five total Marion County artists were selected as winners!
First Place Winner (tied): Lynsie Angelo of Sublimity
Top-11 Winners: Lily Braxton of Salem, Christopher Garcia Lopez of Salem, and Lorena Alverez of Mt. Angel, and Kaleb Eder
Honorable Mention: Noelle Miller of Salem
Art Search Winners Press Release: 2022_PGAwarenessArtSearch_PressRelease.pdf
Winning artists will receive an award certificate and an Amazon Gift Card for their accomplishment. Congratulations to our winners, their artwork can be seen below. Our Health Promotion and Prevention Team is very proud! A special thank you to all 84 participating artists and teachers who help make this contest happen.
We cannot do this without our wonderful teachers!
Lynsie Angelo of Sublimity ties for 1st place in the Statewide competition!
Lily Braxton of Salem (left) and Kaleb Eder
(right) both place in the Top-11!
Lorena Alvarez of Mt. Angel (left) and Christopher Garcia Lopez of Salem (middle) also placed in the Top-11! Noelle Miller of Salem (right) is an honorable mention.
If you would like more information to participate in the 2023 Art Search contest, contact us at MCHDPrevention@co.marion.or.us.