Created on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Allison Knight, a fourth-grade student at Riverside Elementary School, was recently announced as this year’s winner of a poster contest sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Buckeye State Council, to commemorate the 2013 Vietnam Veterans Day.
Her poster was selected from among entries by grades K-8 students statewide. Her poster was printed in the program for a dinner and celebration March 27 at the Ohio Statehouse commemorating 2013 Vietnam Veterans Day.
Allison and her parents attended the dinner, where VVA Buckeye State Council Executive Director April Philiopoulos presented her with a professional copy of her drawing and a certificate of recognition from Gov. John Kasich.