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Poster Contest

National Poison Prevention Week, the third week in March each year, is a week nationally designated to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. In honor of this awareness week, the Poison Prevention Week Council conducts a nationwide poster contest to engage the community in helping to ensure the safety of children and adults.

Click here for the Poster Contest Guidelines.

2016 Poster Contest Winners
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Click the button above to order copies of the posters (11x17): Submit your full name, mailing address (no P.O. Box, no international) and the quantity of posters requested. Up to 25 copies of each poster can be requested free of charge.

IMPORTANT: We are unable to ship posters outside the United States at this time. Feel free to download and make copies of our posters.

Send special requests to: Krista Osterthaler

Grades K-2

K-2nd grade 1st place
1st Place: Robert McAfee
(Jacksonville, FL)
K-2nd grade 2nd place
2nd Place: Tavian Morton
(St. Thomas, USVI)
k-2nd grade 3rd place
3rd Place: Sofia Galvan
(Evan, GA)

Grades 3-5

3-5th grade 1st place
1st Place: Khushi Patel
3-5th grade 2nd place
2nd Place: Janessa Chastain
(Stilwell, OK)
3-5th grade 3rd place
3rd Place: Daniel Yoo
(Frisco, TX)

Grades 6-8

6-8th grade 1st place
1st Place: Andrew Kwon
(Jericho, NY)
6-8th grade 2nd place
2nd Place: Nicole Rajkowski
(Ewa Beach, HI)
6-8th grade 3rd place
3rd Place: Jocelyn Chen
(South Lyon, MI)

2015 Poster Contest Winners
Printed posters are currently out of stock.
Click the first place images to download and print your own posters.

Grades K-2


1st Place: Aaliya Francis
(St. Thomas, VI)

2nd Place: Madeleine Smatherman
(Tucker, GA)

3rd Place: Ryder Dauchy
(Northport, AL )

Grades 3-5


1st Place: Elizabeth Hernandez
(Macclenny, FL)

2nd Place: Isabell Rodriguez
(El Paso, TX)

3rd Place: Arianna Ready
(El Paso, TX)

Grades 6-8


1st Place: Ange Long
(Madison, AL)

2nd Place: Jade Rithey
(Kapolei, HI)

3rd Place: Brooke Howells
(Jacksonville, FL)

2014 Poster Contest Winners
Click the images to view and print larger posters.

Grades K-2


1st Place: Kayla (Ellenwood, GA)

2nd Place: Kevin (Jacksonville, FL)

3rd Place: Jonathan (High Ridge, MO)

Grades 3-5


1st Place: Chandan (Vinemont, AL)

2nd Place: Janiya (St. Louis, MO)

3rd Place: Jocelyn (Ann Arbor, MI)

Grades 6-8


1st Place: Rachelle (Kapolei, HI)

2nd Place: Michelle (Jacksonville, FL)

3rd Place: Tréasa (St. Thomas, VI)

2013 Poster Contest Winners

Grades K-2

1st Place: Colby Johnson, age 7
(West Middlesex, PA)

2nd Place: Kevin McAfee, age 7
(Jacksonville, FL)

Grades 3-5

1st Place: Alayna Ryan, age 11
(Antwerp, OH)

2nd Place: Alyssa Rodarte, age 10
(El Paso, TX)

Grades 6-8

1st Place: Natalie Loos, age 13
(Jacksonville, FL)

2nd Place: Madison Yertzell, age 12
(Jacksonville, FL)

2012 Poster Contest Winners


Grades K-2

1st Place: Charity (Savannah, GA)

2nd Place: Anton (Auburn, AL)

3rd Place: Kayla (Edinburg, TX)

Grades 3-5

1st Place: Hayden (Athens, GA)

2nd Place: Vijeyta (Seabrook, TX)

3rd Place: Sierra (Port Orange, FL)

Grades 6-8

1st Place: Stephanie (Durham, NC)

2nd Place: Sabrina (Ann Arbor, MI)

3rd Place: Madeline (Ewa Beach, HI)

2012 Poster Contest Winners

2010 Poster Contest Winners

2009 Poster Contest Winners

We also extend many thanks to all of the talented participants who submitted their artwork to the contest.

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Updated 6/1/2016