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State Fair of WV Coloring Contest winners announced

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Winners have been chosen for the State Fair of West Virginia's Coloring Contest. It's sponsored by SMART 529.

Children in grades Pre-K through 3rd were invited to participate in this year's contest. A total of nine winners were chosen with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes in three age groups: Pre-K, K through 1st, and 2nd through 3rd.

The winners for the Pre-K age group:

  • 1st Place - Landen Champ from Upper Tract, WV
  • 2nd Place - Delaney Alderman from Morgantown, WV
  • 3rd Place -Laina Brown from Cyclone, WV

The winners for the K to 1st age group:

  • 1st Place - Bryceson Whitt from Peterstown, WV
  • 2nd Place - Jakob Bowman from Danese, WV
  • 3rd Place - Faith Taylor from Lashmeet, WV

The winners for the 2nd to 3rd age group:

  • 1st Place - Ty Nickell from Clintonville, WV
  • 2nd Place - Alexandra Schein from Inwood, WV
  • 3rd Place - Jaci Rowe from Ridgely, WV

First place winners received $75 and four State Fair gate admission tickets, second place winners received $50 and four State Fair gate admission tickets, and third place winners received $25 and four State Fair gate admission tickets. Winners were chosen based on creativity, discovering the hidden objects located in the picture, and the coloring of the picture.

The 2013 State Fair is themed "Feel the Magic" and is scheduled August 9-17.