Souvenir Commemorative Button Contest
236th Celebration Winners
The 30th annual Bristol 4th of July Committee’s Commemorative Button Contest has concluded. The contest is open to all Bristol students in grades K – 12 and is divided into 3 sections according to school grade – K-5, 6-8 and 9-12. The 4th of July Committee is proud to announce the winners.
In the grades K-5 category Madison Andrews took the honors. Madison is a 10 year old 5th grader at Colt-Andrews and is the daughter of Christalee and Chad Lambert. In addition to an obvious interest in art she also enjoys the activities of a typical young girl – roller blading, skate boarding and enjoying time with her 2 younger sisters Olivia and Kirra.
Luke Daniel is the repeat winner in the grades 6-8 group having won in 2020. Luke is a 13 year old 8 th grader at Kickemuit Middle School and is the son of Cherie and Eric Daniel. His interests include robotics, developing an app to test and predict rip tides, playing the cello with the Community Strings and is an honoree of the National Jr. Honor Society. Younger sister Elle and older brother Evan also participate in the button contest.
Finally, the grades 9-12 section was won by the aforementioned older brother, Evan Daniel. Evan is a 16 year old sophomore at Mt. Hope High School and won the 6-8 category in 2019. A multi-dimensional student he plays the trombone in the school band, has participated in the Science Olympiad, regularly attains high honors in the classroom, has built his own computer and mentors 1st grade students in arts and crafts as an extracurricular activity.
Those are the 3 category winners and the overall winner (drum roll please) is the entry submitted by Luke Daniel for the second consecutive year. His drawing will appear on the 236th Celebration’s Commemorative Button.
The 4th of July Committee thanks all the students who entered the contest and congratulates the three winners. Parade spectators have a chance to congratulate the winners, also, as they will have a place of honor in the parade on July 5, 2021.