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Quincy Bowen’s ‘Zombie’ Entry Takes First Place in SLCPD Student Art Contest

Students from West, Highland High round out Top 6

Quincy Bowen - West - 1st place Web 0411 Chief Burbank presents scholarship check to Quincy Bowen -- 1st Place

Quincy Bowen’s winning entry (l); Chief Chris Burbank presents Bowen with
$2,500 scholarship check during awards ceremony at City Library this afternoon.
(Source: SLCPD)

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is pleased to announced the results of the seventh annual Student Art Contest:

 

 First Place:  Quincy Bowen  West High School  $2,500 scholarship, MacBook Air
 Second Place:  George Metos  West High School  iPad
 Third Place:  Rebekah Sandstrom  West High School  iPad Mini
 Fourth Place:  Ben Randle  Highland High School  iPod Touch
 Honorable Mention:  Ally Curzon  Highland High School  Nikon Coolpix
 Fan Favorite:  Dominique Davis  Highland High School  iPad Mini

The police department will use the winning entry to raise awareness among teens about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Look for the public service campaign later this summer between features at local movie theaters.

Many thanks to this year’s contest supporters, including:

  • Salt Lake City School District, whose teachers embrace the contest as a way to engage students on a difficult topic and foster their higher education goals
  • SLCPD’s School Resource Officers, who went to classes to talk about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and encourage students to enter the contest
  • City Library, which hosts the awards ceremony and finalists exhibit at its main branch
  • Salt Lake Film Society, which will host an exhibit of the Top 25 finalists at the Broadway Theater
  • Art Institute of Salt Lake City, which has created student tutorials for the contest and will now create short videos for the public service campaign featuring Bowen’s art work
  • Salt Lake City Police Foundation, which funds the contest

To see all of the entries in this year’s Student Art Contest, click here.

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).

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