Nathan Doverspike, a junior, won third place in the Allegheny County Immunization Coalition Community Immunity poster contest. Nathan was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and his artwork is on display in the Highmark building, Downtown Pittsburgh.
The Allegheny County Immunization Coalition, a group of 43 health organizations and educational institutions led by the Allegheny County Health Department, initiated the contest to encourage immunization for people of all ages.
The theme of the contest, open to students in grades 9-12, was Dont Let the Flu Get You Down: Get Vaccinated Stay Healthy Have Fun.
The winners were selected by a panel of judges with the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and chosen from a group of 20 finalists.
Other finalists for Highlands High School included 9th grader Andrew Caldwell; 10th graders Morgan DeBerry, Matthew Kopka, Stephanie Oertel and Kayla Weinfurther; and 11th graders Taylor Magoc and Danielle Pater.
This article originally published in January 2010.
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