Coloring contest

More than 3,000 coloring sheets were received from local children in the annual coloring contest held by the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions. Entries were submitted by students from schools in Hancock and Brooke counties, along with members of the area credit unions. The children were recognized at the Oct. 9 meeting of the local chapter. Each student received $25, a personalized winner’s certificate from the credit unions and a souvenir picture. This is the 16th year the credit unions have held the coloring contest in recognition of International Credit Union Day. Winners included, from left, front Naomi Davis, Dominic Jonczak and Allison Macek, kindergarten; Reed Adams, Elizabeth Six and Landon Stewart, first grade; and Jilli-Ann Ragan, second grade; middle, Alexia Shifflett, second grade; Bryson Adams, Breea Birkhimer and Zoey Ronevich, third grade; and Dylan Andrews, Mady Kostur and Kyndree Shaw, fourth grade; back, Dan Dudley, Eagle Can Employees FCU; Dave Karas, Hancock County Employees FCU; Scott Winwood, First Choice America Community FCU; Michele Martin, principal of St. Paul’s Catholic School; Recheal Fuscardo, principal of St. Joseph the Worker School; and Janet Stagani, president of the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter and Tin Mill Community FCU. Kaia Parish, a second-grader, was among the winners. The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter consists of the following Credit Unions. Eagle Can Employees Federal Credit Union, First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union, Hancock School Employees Federal Credit Union, Strip Steel Community Federal Credit Union, Tin Mill Community Federal Credit Union.


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