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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Irving Fourth Grade Disability Poster Contest Winners Recognized

2017 Disability Poster Contest Winners

The Irving Advisory Committee on Disabilities has recognized 11 students for their artwork as part of National Disability Awareness Month. There were 192 entries. The students were presented the awards during the Oct. 26 City Council meeting.

First-Place Winners

  • Otto Alfaro – Stipes Elementary
  • Abigail Braswell – Thomas Haley Elementary
  • Aracely Dimas – Sally B. Elliott Elementary
  • Isabella Dixon – Farine Elementary
  • Ariana Salazar – Schulze Elementary

Honorable Mention

  • Jaylene Esparza – Barton Elementary
  • Sophia Garcia – T.J. Lee Elementary
  • Rocio Moreno – Johnston Elementary
  • Annastasia Salinas – Holy Family Catholic Academy
  • Jocelyn Sanchez – Lively Elementary
  • Saibet Toledo – Lively Elementary

The annual poster contest provides fourth grade elementary school students with an opportunity to showcase artistic talents as they express how persons with disabilities can use their abilities to be part of the community.

Entries were judged on originality and the content of how it relates to persons with disabilities. The poster images can be viewed at

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