German Village Gazette

Winners of UCT poster contest recognized

The Order of United Commercial Travelers of America Columbus Council No. 1 announced the winners of a safety poster contest for children at Lincoln Park Elementary School this spring.

The posters, promoting any type of safety, received monetary awards and represented at the state convention in June.

The winners in the local contest were: first place, Alexis Tillson, $15; second place, Kennedy Stokes, $10; third place tie, Robert Bergman and Romeo Jones, $5. Their advising teacher was Sharon Dugan.

UCT is a nonprofit fraternal benefit society offering members various insurance products and other benefits. The Order also pursues civic service activities including youth programs, public safety and drug awareness campaigns, cancer education and prevention programs and aid to people with intellectual disabilities.