MassDOT’s Aeronautics Division held the State level judging of the 2014 International Aviation Art Contest “ Flying Saves Lives”.
The winning entries from three categories have been forwarded to the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Washington D.C. for national judging, and the national winner from the U.S. will be forwarded to Switzerland for the international judging. Aeronautics Administrator Christopher J. Willenborg is Chairman of the NASAO Board of Directors for 2014.
The Massachusetts winners in three grade levels are listed below. Congratulations!
In Category I (6-9) -1st Jidapa Janpathompong – Fiske School –Lexington, MA ; 2nd Jinn Janpathompong- Fiske School – Lexington, MA; and 3rd Eleanor Hofford –Nantucket New School – Nantucket, MA .
In Category II (10-13) 1st Samuel Hofford – Nantucket New School – Nantucket, MA ; 2nd Angel Perez- Martin Luther King Junior K-8 School – Dorchester, MA ; and 3rd Tayler Garcia – Martin Luther King Junior K-8 School – Dorchester, MA.
And category III ( 14-17) 1st Monica Shields- Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, AM ; 2nd Madeline Arnold – Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA; And 3rd Julia Delisle – Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA.
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