DART Announces Winners of 18th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest

Wilmington --

DART announced the winners of its 18th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest. Four winners will receive prizes from DART and its Business Partners.

Over 65 students from schools and/or after-school programs statewide participated in the contest, depicting their vision of this year's theme, "The Adventures of Riding DART." Students researched the bus service and its various destinations and learned of the benefits of riding transit in Delaware. Students from 6th through 12th grade were invited to participate. A First Place Winner from each participating grade was chosen along with an overall Grand Prize Winner.

This year's Grand Prize Winner is Fiona Kennedy-Thomas, an 8th Grader from Cab Calloway School of the Arts. Fiona's artwork will be placed on all DART buses statewide, and will be placed in several public buildings for thousands to see and appreciate. Her poster will also be featured on DART's website, DartFirstState.com, the News Journal 55 Hours section, in other business partners' publications and on DART's Social Media platforms.

The 1st Place Winners are: Kathelyn Torres, 6th Grade; Skyline Middle School, Ms. Hackett; Caelin Larney, 7th Grade; Skyline Middle School, Ms. Hackett; Fiona Kennedy-Thomas, 8th Grade; Cab Calloway School of Arts, Mrs. Ostafy; Trey Lodge, 10th Grade; Home School, Mrs. Lodge. All first place winners will receive a number of prizes from DART and their business partners and also, be recognized at a future Wilmington Blue Rocks game.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. Real-Time Transit Information is available on the free DelDOT App (iOS and Android), as well as on DART's Trip Planner at www.DartFirstState.com. For more information, please call 1-800-652-DART.