Finalists from 14 Washington County elementary schools were recognized Tuesday at a Washington County Commissioners meeting for their participation in the Home Chemical Safety Poster Contest.
Of those students, three top finalists were named.
- Stephanie Gonzalez, of Emma K. Doub Elementary School, won third place. She won a gold medal, a $50 gift certificate from Toys R Us and a $50 savings bond.
- Keirsten Kline, of Hancock Elementary School, was the second-place winner. Keirsten received a gold medal, a $50 gift certificate from Toys R Us and a $50 savings bond.
- The first-place winner was Kelly Schmidt from Potomac Heights Elementary School. Kelly won a gold medal, a $100 gift certificate from Circuit City and a $100 savings bond.
The three finalists also received Local Emergency Planning Committee backpacks filled with gifts provided by LEPC agencies and area businesses, according to a written statement.
All students who participated in the 2006 Home Chemical Safety Program will receive an ice cream treat from Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream. All 14 finalists received a lunch from McDonald's provided by Washington County Special Operations, according to the statement.