Emma Kraus' wish was chosen to appear on Edgar Snyder & Associates' 2012 holiday card.
Emma Kraus summed up her holiday wish with just one word—peace. And now, the 10-year-old from W.R. Paynter Elementary School in Baldwin Borough will share that wish with others on Edgar Snyder & Associates' 2012 holiday card. Emma is a winner in the 9th Annual Edgar Snyder & Associates "My Holiday Wish" Coloring Contest. Out of more than 700 entries, Emma's holiday artwork was chosen as one of just five works to appear on the law firm's holiday greeting, and she receives a $100 gift card. Emma's design features festive mistletoe and colorful ornaments hanging above the word "peace." Janet Cooley, Emma's art teacher at W.R. Paynter Elementary, surprised Emma with the news that she was a winner in the regional contest. "We took her to the …
Lauren Fleishaker's winning entry in the 2012 Edgar Snyder and Associates’ 'Words to Be Heard' contest earned her a $2,500 scholarship.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
"Is a drink worth destroying your dreams?" Baldwin High School's Lauren Fleishaker, 17, asked in her entry in the 2012 Edgar Snyder & Associates "Words to Be Heard" scholarship contest. Most people, Fleishaker said, have joked, at times, about drinking and driving campaigns, "but, how funny will it be, when you or your best friend is in a fatal accident? Ask yourself, is alcohol worth that tragedy?" Those words from Fleishaker's winning entry earned her a $2,500 scholarship. The Baldwin High 12th-grader is one of eight winners out of more than 400 entries from western Pennsylvania high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university this year. The contest was designed to illustrate the devastation caused by drunk …