Palm Beach County Alcohol Prevention Poster Contest Invites All Students to Participate

Students in all Palm Beach County schools are encouraged to participate in the 2nd Annual Palm Beach County Alcohol Prevention Poster Contest. Posters will promote a positive underage drinking prevention message along with an educational fact. 

The top six posters (two elementary, two middle, and two high schools) will receive $100 and their posters will be displayed on all school buses throughout the District.

Additionally, each high school winner will receive the Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 5.5 which retails for $1,899. Each middle and elementary school winner will receive the Adobe Photoshop Premier Elements which retails for $450.

Semi-finalists will be featured at the 2012 South Florida Fair.

The deadline to submit all entries is Friday, December 9, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. 

This educational campaign is a true community collaboration including schools, students, parents, community agencies, businesses, and law enforcement. The Contest is sponsored by the District’s Student Intervention Services in the Department of Safe Schools, Transportation Department, and Public Affairs in partnership with the Acreage Loxahatchee Rotary Club, Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition, and Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. 

Contest Guidelines and Entry Form

Schools can participate by: 

  • Promoting the contest among their students – entry deadline is December 9, 2011.
  • Visiting the semi-finalist entries at the South Florida Fairgrounds from January 13 through January 29, 2012.
  • Encouraging students, staff, and parents to vote for the best posters during the online voting from January 10 through January 17, 2012. 
  • Attending the February 20, 2012 community event to honor the winning artists.

For more information contact Linda Salzman at (561) 366-6979 or via e-mail at




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