Aviation Art Contest Photos 2016

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2017 Contest Winners - Theme: Beyond the Clouds

Every year, the South Dakota Pilots Association and the Office of Air, Rail & Transit sponsor a contest in an effort to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participate in aeronautics, engineering and science.

This year's theme for the contest was "Beyond the Clouds". We had 138 submissions and it was difficult choosing our winners. Each person received a prize purchased by the South Dakota Pilots Association and the Office of Air, Rail & Transit and the winners got a laminated copy of their poster. Below are pictures of the winners' submissions which will also be published in our co-sponsor's newsletter, the South Dakota Pilots Association News.

6-9 Age Group (26 submissions)

  • 1st Place - Jesse Schoon from Schoon Homeschool in White River (Taught by Jennifer Schoon)
  • 2nd Place - Sarina Ellenbecker from St. Michael Elementary in Sioux Falls (Taught by Angela Kamps)
  • 3rd Place - Grace Waller from Buchanan Elementary in Pierre (Taught by Chad Kringel)

10-13 Age Group (112 submissions)

  • 1st Place - Seth Schoon from Schoon Homeschool (Taught by Jennifer Schoon)
  • 2nd Place - Anika Main of Belle Fourche Middle School in Belle Fourche (Taught by Ann Anderson)
  • 3rd Place - Aiden Voyles of Belle Fourche Middle School in Belle Fourche (Taught by Ann Anderson)

14-17 Age Group (No submissions)

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