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District 1 Poster Contest
Wilkes-Barre, PA.



MSHA's District 1 office challenged students in northeastern Pennsylvania schools to a poster contest again this year. Students were asked to create poster-sized images depicting the many dangers one may encounter on mine properties.

The winners are as follows (Click on links below to view either a photo of the winner or the poster):

Grades 1-4

  • FIRST PLACE - Alana Troxell, 3rd grade student at St. Jerome Regional School, Tamaqua, PA
    Photo - Poster
  • SECOND PLACE - Megan Reidler, 1st grade student at North Schuylkill Elementary School, Ashland, PA
    Photo - Poster
  • THIRD PLACE - Mikayla Moyer, 4th grade student at St. Jerome Regional School, Tamaqua, PA
    Photo - Poster
  • Grades 5-8 - St. Jerome Regional School - Tamaqua, PA.

  • FIRST PLACE - Annette Ritzko, 8th grade student
    Photo - Poster
  • SECOND PLACE - Maizy Troxell, 5th grade student
    Photo - Poster
  • THIRD PLACE - Jacob Triomo, 5th grade student
    Photo - Poster
  • Grades 9-12 - Nativity B.V.M. High School - Pottsville, PA.

  • FIRST PLACE - Joseph Recla, 11th grade student
    Photo - Poster
  • SECOND PLACE - Bridget Holohan, 11th grade student
    Photo - Poster
  • THIRD PLACE - Antonio Laviada, 10th grade student
    Photo - Poster
  • 2011 Poster Collections

  • Winning Posters
  • All Posters - Grades 1-4
  • All Posters - Grades 5-8
  • All Posters - Grades 9-12