Local student wins poster contest

DOWNEY - Jeremy Marquez, a fifth grade student at Old River Elementary School, won the grand prize in the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District's annual "Bite Back Against Mosquioto Attacks" poster design contest.Along with a $100 savings bond and pizza party for his class, Jeremy's artwork will be featured on ads displayed on the back of Metro city buses throughout the L.A. Sector 3 bus route this summer. Jeremy received a certificate of recognition from the Downey City Council on Tuesday. Former mayor Meredith Perkins is Downey's trustee representative to the vector control district, which is based in Santa Fe Springs.

********** Published: May 28, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 6