Peace poster winner announced
■ Brainerd student advances in Lions International Peace Poster Contest
Brainerd student Abbie Newman, a seventh-grader at Forestview Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning the local competition sponsored by the Garrison Lions Club.
Newman’s poster was chosen from among 11 other contestants and will now move on to the district contest in December. The winning poster will be on display at the Mid-Winter Convention of the 5M9 District that will be held in January of 2013 at Cragun’s Resort.