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~ 2012 Anti-drug Poster Contest Winning Students

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez recently honored 13 local students for their award winning
artwork that will be featured in the State’s Attorney’s 2013 calendar.

The annual contest, which is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in Cook County, asked students
to depict positive alternatives to drug use.  The thirteen winners were chosen from more than 700
entries submitted from public, private and parochial schools throughout the county.



Pictured are the 6th grade winners of Cook County State’s Attorney’s Anti-Drug Poster Contest:
(sitting, left to right):  Michael Waleski, George Washington Middle School (Lyons), Luvie Sturgill,
Keller Regional Gifted Center (Chicago) and Danielle Tyson, Calvary Academy (South Holland).

Also pictured are (standing, left to right): Jim Rose, ABC 7 Sports Anchor who served as emcee for
the event, ASA Brian Sexton, Bureau Chief, State’s Attorney’s Narcotics Prosecutions Section,
State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, Tammy Williams, short stop of the Chicago Bandits (women’s
professional softball team) and Dale McFarland, General Manager, Key Lime Cove.

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