Feb 18, 2014 at 9:27 am
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (KNSI) - Top honors were given to a local student, as Claire Maurus of Sauk Rapids-Rice Middle was recognized as an International Merit Winner for the Lions International Peace Poster Contest.
Claire is in the 7th grade and was one of 23 chosen throughout the world.
The art contest for children encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. This year, the theme was "Our World, Our Future."
For more than 25 years, millions of children from nearly 100 countries have participated in the contest through Lion Club International.
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