Norman Cross Timbers Rotary Club sponsored the ART OF PEACE contest.
On February 11, The Norman Cross Timbers Rotary Club sponsored the ART OF PEACE contest for middle and high school students in the Norman area.  The contest was held at The Well in Norman, a new facility operated by Cleveland County.  Peace and Conflict Resolution is one of the Areas of Focus for Rotary, and Norman Cross Timbers was recently designated as a Peacebuilder Club by the Rotary Action Group for Peace.  Students were invited to submit artwork that depicted what the student visualized as peace in the school, neighborhood, community, state, country, or world.  Forty-one students submitted artwork.  An expert panel of judges determined the winners, who received cash prizes totalling $1300, scholarships to art classes, and ribbons.  Attendees at the contest also cast ballots for a People's Choice Award.  Norman Cross Timbers was awarded a District Grant from Rotary District 5770 to hold the contest promoting peace.
Student Winner in Art Contest - Norman Cross Timbers President Phil Moss presents Lillian Dai, student at Whittier Middle School, with a scholarship certificate to the Firehouse Art Center for placing first in the Middle School Division in the Art of Peace Contest on February 11, 2022. Lillian also received a blue ribbon and a cash prize of $200.
Judging The Art of Peace
Rotarians Helping The Art of Peace - Norman Cross Timbers Rotarians assisted during The Art of Peace Contest held February 11, 2022, at The Well in Norman. From left to right are: Beverly DeWitt, Peggy Moss, Archie Buendia, Carol Briscoe, and John Briscoe.