News Release 07/14

October 27, 2014

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Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest

This year's theme:  "Love yourself, be drug free"


Marceline, MO  The Walt Disney Elementary School along with the Marceline Police Department are participating in Red Ribbon Week October 27-31.  Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.   As part of the event a poster contest was held for all students.  This year’s theme is “Love yourself, be drug free”.  School Counselor Angella Taylor coordinated the poster judging and members of the School, Police Department, and City Hall served as judges for the contest.  Three winners were picked from each class. 


Winners of the poster contest received prizes provided by Walt Disney Elementary and the Marceline Police Department D.A.R.E. Program.  Prizes were awarded on Monday October 27.  The winning posters will also be displayed at Marceline City Hall during Red Ribbon Week. 

Posters that received an honorable mention from the judges:

Hailey Jenkins, KA:  “Future Monet for the use of colors” 

Dane Dorrell,1A:  “Picture with Pizzazzzzzz!”: 

Preslee Dorrell, 1B:  “We love where this one was going!”:    (Absent and didn’t get to finish her great start!)

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Red Ribbon Poster Contest 1st Place Winners

Red Ribbon Poster Contest 2nd Place Winners

Red Ribbon Poster Contest 3rd Place Winners



1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place


Raelayn Jobson

Anna Thompson

Abigayle Thurston


Sammie Coe

Spencer Gordon

Annelyse Thurston


Ella Sportsman

Brenan Fessler

Caidince Smotherman


Madigan Gladbach

Nora Vandeloecht

Tucker Ewigman


Clara Akers

Noah Benedict

Kalli Barnett


Gabe Gichana

Parker Wellman

Caitlin Dorrell


Broc Cordray

Leah Stallo

Owen Charter


Piper Hoon

Hannah Fellows

Trevor Terrell


Sarah Wright

Matthew Rollison

Mollie Tate


Addy Whitaker

Lucy Moseley

Brailey Niemeier


Dylan McFarland

Canaan Wright

Khloie Graff


Ethan Baxter

Clayton Comstock

Connor Ratliff


Jaxon Schmitt

Marissa Woodard

Ramzee Bruner


Peyton Freed

Jenna Elam

Lyric Polson


Hunter Nelson

Abbey Wright

Mitchell Day


Media contact information:

Captain Bob Donelson

Public Information Officer, Marceline Police Department

Phone:  (660) 376-3556  Email: