Winning posters from the annual Montana State Parks poster contest are now on display at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters on North Meridian Road in Kalispell. The display will be in place through July 6.
First place went to Eliza Spogis, of Hawthorne School in Bozeman. Her poster of Bannack State Park pictured her family viewing the main street of Bannack. Spogis received prizes valued at $200 which included her choice of two nights lodging for her family in a Montana State Park yurt, cabin or tipi and a backpack filled with equipment and field guides. Jacqueline Harrington of Emily Dickinson School in Bozeman won second place in the poster contest with a colorful painting of Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park done in acrylics. Third place went to Emma Esposito of Clancy Elementary School in Clancy for her poster of Wild Horse Island State Park. Harrington and Esposito received prizes valued at $150 and $100 respectively, including backpacks.