Alondra Jimenez Ocampo’s winning poster.
(Gillette, Wyo.) There were more than 150 entries for the Wyoming Department of Health’s radon poster contest and all the elementary winners are from Stocktrail Elementary.
The statewide contest is designed to raise awareness about radon and radon testing.
First Place – Alondra Jimenez Ocampo
Second Place – Kai Teeter
Third Place – Charlie Hurm
Fourth Place – Elizabeth McDiarmid
The middle school winners were all eighth-graders from Carey Junior High in Cheyenne and the high school winners were all ninth-graders from Sheridan High School.
First and second place winners will receive prizes from the WDH. All of the first through fourth place winners will be featured in the 2019 radon calendar.
Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas found in the soil that can sometimes reach dangerous levels in homes.