New Britain City Journal

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Pencil Contest Winners Announced

Mayor Timothy T. Stewart, Commission Chairman Jamie A. Giantonio and Vice-Chairman Paul A. Shaker, Sr. have announced the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department winners of the Mayor’s Annual Back to School Pencil Hunt held on Thursday, July 28 at AW Stanley Park.

1st-2nd Grade Group Winners

  • 1st Place -Eternity Evans,
  • 2nd Place – Jaden Palifox,
  • 3rd Place -Dyon Elliott,

3rd-5th Grade Group Winners

  • 1st Place -Alexander Holstein,
  • 2nd Place -Janija Sachanko,
  • 3rd Place -Emani James.

Smallworld Camp Winners

  • 1st Place- Robert McGovern,
  • 2nd Place -Donnon Stewart,
  • 3rd Place -Fitzroy Lewis.

LIT Winners

  • 1st-Kegno Cummings,
  • 2nd Emily Olson,
  • 3rd Place-Malik West.

Prizes were awarded to the winners the day of the hunt. Congratulations to the winners. All participants received free pencils following the special pencil hunt to help prepare them for the school year. Campers also enjoyed a day highlighted by the construction of a 200 foot water slide which the campers rode down on inner tubes, pool time, the Terrific Toys amusements, Incredible Inflatable water activities and a talent show with a special treat of ice cream! Campers also had a cheer competition, in which the 3rd-5th grade group won!