Satya Groff, art teacher Joanne Woitkoski and Irene Nguyen-McDowell and their artwork.School 14 students took the top prizes for their submission to the 2017 Alan Lubin Poster Contest, held in conjunction with Siena College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Elementary students created posters to the theme of “The destruction of the Earth’s environment is the human rights challenge of our time,” – Desmond Tutu

Twenty-four judges include NYSUT Secretary Treasurer Martin Messner; VP Paul Pecorale and Albany County Central Federation of Labor (ACCFL) President Bill Ritchie. It was a blind judging in the NYSUT lobby without identifying students or school.

Congratulations to 1st prize winners Satya Groff and Irene Nguyen-McDowell, and to 2nd Prize winner Natalie Leveille.

The students will receive their prizes during the School 14 Morning Program on January 26.