SALT LAKE CITY — Utah children have a chance to boost awareness about the dangers of indoor radon by entering a poster contest coordinate by the state of Utah in partnership with Kansas State University and the EPA.
Children ages 9 to 14 are eligible, with the entry deadline set for Oct. 15. State and national winners will receive cash rewards. All those who enter at the state level will be entered in the national competition, but entries are limited to one per child.
Poster topics must include one of the following themes: what is radon; where it comes from; how it gets inside homes, the fact that it causes cancer, or that homes can be tested.
Last year, poster contest winners were: Marissa Funke, first, South Hills Middle School, Riverton; Jessica Edmondson, second, Taylor Elementary School, Payson; and Alisha Kirkland, third, Provost Elementary, Provo.
The public is invited to judge this year’s posters by voting online at: www.radon.utah.gov. Three state winners will be awarded. The state’s first-place winner will receive $300, with $500 awarded to his or her school or organization. Second- and third-place winners will be awarded $100 each.
For more information about the Radon Poster Contest and the voting process, visit www.radon.utah.gov or call 801-530-0091.
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