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DART News Release

Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons
Mark A. Ball

May 22, 2012

DART's Annual Poster Contest Winners Announced

Grand Prize Winner
Sophie Anthony

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Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Dallas Contemporary have announced the winners of the 2012 annual transit-themed student poster contest.

This year's contest featured more than 486 entries from 34 different schools across the region creating a poster for the theme "Expanding Possibilities, Expanding Opportunities!"

Competition was open to students from kindergarten through twelfth grade and 25 received recognition in the grand, first place, runner-up and honorable mention categories.

Sophie Anthony, a ninth-grader at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, won the grand prize. In addition to receiving a cash prize of $300 from Dallas Contemporary, Anthony's artwork will be highlighted on the side of DART buses through the summer.

First place winners from kindergarten through fifth grade will receive a Radio Disney presentation for their class along with a $50 cash prize. A $100 prize goes to middle school winners and $200 to high school winners. All first place winning artwork will be displayed on DART trains and at various rail stations. The 25 winning posters can be seen at

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