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HCS Announces Winners of the Attendance Awareness Poster Contest

Congratulations to the following students who were selected as the winners of the HCS Attendance Awareness Poster Contest, which was held for students in grades K-8:

Grade K-3 Category:
Martin

1st place – Piper Martin, Ocean Drive Elementary (1st grade) (Pictured above)

2nd place – Fowler Blanton, Ocean Drive Elementary (3rd grade)

3rd place – Madeline Fleming, Ocean Drive Elementary (2nd grade)

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Grades 4-5 Category:
Downey

1st place – Ayden Downey, Ocean Drive Elementary (4th grade) (Pictured above)

2nd place – Sydney Carroll, Ocean Drive Elementary (5th grade)

3rd place – Virginia Grace Quick, South Conway Elementary (4th grade)

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Grades 6-8 Category:
Scarbpourough

1st place – Juliann Scarborough, Black Water Middle (8th grade) (Pictured above)

2nd place – Ava Fleming, North Myrtle Beach Middle (6th grade)

3rd place – Ireland Bridgeman, Ten Oaks Middle (6th grade)

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The poster contest was created to bring awareness about why school attendance matters in our schools as consistent school attendance is critical for student achievement. All winners will receive gifts and the three grand prize winners from each group will receive a $100 gift card and their posters may be used in ads promoting school attendance. The 2nd and 3rd place winners from each group will receive a $20 and $10 gift card.

Thank you to our community business partners and our special judges which included Crystal Costa, ABC 15 News; Audrey Biesk, WMBF News; Family Court Judge Melissa J. Buckhannon, and April Johnson, City of Myrtle Beach.