Cadence Schnaible has won the Carson City Host Lions Club’s Peace Poster Contest. The Peace Poster Contest is an international contest that encourages children, ages 11 to 13, to creatively express what peace means to them. Schnaible will receive a $50 award and will move up to the Nevada District level for further competition. If she wins there, she’ll move up to the international competition. Schnaible, the daughter of Zachary and Shannon Schnaible, is an 11-year-old who attends Carson Middle School. She said that “Peace means we are all connected, no matter where in the world we are.” Hailey Haase-Acks from Gardnerville won second place and a $25 award. Hailey entered the contest through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada. She is a 12-year old attending Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School. Jaicielyn Ryan, Lucy Borse, Peyton Golden, Elisha Nolan, and Douglas Trujillo also competed in the contest.
The Carson City Lions partnered with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada and the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada. Both organizations provided supplies and guidance from art teachers to interested students. The Nevada Artists’ Association provided display space in its Gallery for viewing by the public.The International Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip to an award ceremony where he/she will receive $5,000 and an award. Twenty-three merit award winners will also be selected and each will receive $500.
Lions Clubs International works to improve health and well-being, supports those in need through humanitarian services and grants that impact lives globally, and encourages peace and international understanding.In Carson City, the local club devotes its resources to vision preservation programs, supporting local charities, and providing youth services such as scholarships for Carson High seniors, Kids Fishing Day, and the Student Speaker Contest. For information about the Carson City Lions, check out the Club’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CarsonCityLions or go to one of two websites at https://carsoncitylions.com/ or https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/carsoncitynv/.