Bingham Memorial Hospital (BMH) announced the winners of their 3rd Annual Back-to-School Coloring Contest Thursday.
The winner of the Grades K-2 category is Kai Dimick, 1st Grade. A.W. Johnson Elementary School in Firth, ID. Teacher: Jotien Adams. Principal: Sid Tubbs.
The winner of the Grades 3-5 category is Taeler Foster, 5th Grade. Jefferson Elementary School in Pocatello, ID. Teacher: Chris Richardson. Principal: Kirk Thomson.
The winner of the Grades 6-8 category is Nella Allen, 8th Grade. Sugar Salem Junior High School. Teacher: Kerry Moser. Principal: Kevin Schultz.
All entries were evaluated based on artistry, creativity and how well the student connected with the theme “Idaho Living.”
Each of the winners received $2,500 for their school, $500 for their classroom and a bicycle and helmet.
“This contest was started to help students use art to communicate, and it’s grown into something even more than that,” says Dr. Gary M. Ullery, pediatrician and internal medicine specialist at BMH. “We’re now trying to encourage students to think creatively and to stimulate their imaginations to showcase their unique perspective on life and the beauty all around us.”