‘Fight the Bite’ Poster Contest Honors 28 Students in 17 States
Richard Schleicher, 12, of
Richard and Meghan received
Meghan attends Springfield’s Disney Elementary School, which last year also produced the fifth-grade national winner. Last year the state’s fifth-grade state winner also came from that school.
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Grade Name Hometown School CA 5 Alliza Wade Palmdale Tamarisk Elementary CA 6 Jordyn Crawford Lodi Leroy Nichols Elementary FL 5 Timmy Rich DeBary Homeschool FL 6 Victoria Havekost Jacksonville Fruit Cove Middle School IL 5 Kennedy Dalton Rock Falls East Coloma School KS 5 Nic Luttman Ozawkie Jeff West KS 6 Anna Hahn Stockton Stockton Grade School MD 5 Grant Bowers Sparks Sparks MD 6 Hunter Holland Westover Somerset Intermediate School MN 5 Alexis Olson East Bethel Linwood Elementary MN 6 Connor Gunsbury Nisswa Forestview Middle School MO 5 Amber Eisterhold Linn Sacred Heart School MO 6 Nicole Smart Cabool Cabool Middle School MS 5 Nathan Smith Starkville Ward-Stewart Elementary MS 6 Raven Brent Brookhaven Lipsey School NC 5 Robert Williams Holly Springs Home schooled NC 6 Sabrina Carraway Newport Beaufort Middle School ND 5 Madison Schwindt Dickinson Heart River School ND 6 Alexis Edwards Powers Lake Powers Lake School NH 5 Jamie Sharpe Sommersworth Somersworth Middle School NH 6 Rebecca Turmel Alexandria Newfound Memorial Middle School NJ 6 Alexis Collins Hackensack Hackensack 5-6 OH 6 Barbara Troyer Millersburg Wise Middle School SD 6 Alexa Bryan Yankton Yankton Middle School TX 5 Kelsey Chapman Granbury Brawner Intermediate TX 6 Shayna Underwood New Braunfels Oak Run Middle School WA 5 Sophie Wilsdon Seattle West Wood Elementary WI 5 Ashley Tabbert Medford Medford Area Middle School
SOURCE DEET Education Program