By: News Director/Anchor Sartaj Singh
Local News


MANSFIELD, OH - A St. Peters student is celebrating with classmates today as his submission into the Richland County Children Services 6th Annual Billboard and Calendar Contest won the grand prize. Click here for the story on WMFD.

Over 200 entries were submitted into the contest. The theme of this years contest was "When I Grow Up I Want To Be..." 

Quintin Roberts, a third grade student at St. Peter's Elementary & Montessori School, received a certificate presented by the City of Mansfield Service Director Lori Cope. Quintin submission showed his desire to be a police officer. 

To support his dream, members from the Mansfield Police Department surprised Quintin and his classmates with a pizza party. Students were able to sit in a police cruiser and talk with local officers as well. 

Quintin's drawing is featured on a billboard on Mulberry Street near the school. 

Richland County Children Services decided to have the second and third place winners also appear on a billboard. The second place winner was Remington Hedrick from St. Peter's Elementary and the third place winner was Owen Drexel from Mansfield Christian. Remington received a $50 gift card and a plaque and Owen received a $25 gift card and a plaque. 

All three students drawings will be in the agency's 2019-2020 calender along with Beckett Slaughter, Stingel Elementary; Kaelin Scott, Stingel Elementary; Jewells Sewell, Sherman Elementary; Dajsia Narvaez, Richland School of Academic Arts; Shiloh Walter, Mansfield Spanish Immersion; Izaya Reynolds, Plymouth Shiloh Elementary School; Owen Hendershott, Mifflin Elementary; Hayden Mowry, Bellville Elementary and Caleb W. Cole, St. Peter’s Elementary. 

Each student included in the calendar will receive a certificate. 

The calendars will be distributed by Richland County Children Services during the Richland County Fair and other community events.