North American International Auto Show Announces 2014 Poster Contest Winners

 North American International Auto Show Announces 2014 Poster Contest Winners

PR Newswire

TROY, Mich., Dec. 19, 2013

TROY, Mich., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The North American International
Auto Show (NAIAS) today announced the winners of its annual high school poster
contest held in conjunction with the upcoming 2014 show, which takes place
Jan. 13-26 at Cobo Center in Detroit. This year's contest drew a record 989
entries from 73 high schools.

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The grand prize, the Chairmen's Award of $1,000, will be presented to Lindsey
Simon, a 12^th grade student at Romeo Engineering and Technology Center in
Washington, Mich. The NAIAS 2014 Chairman, Bob Shuman, selected the winning
entry, which will be printed in the official NAIAS program.

Established to engage the creative minds of Michigan's future artists, the
26^th annual contest recognizes students from throughout the state.

"The record number of entries speaks volumes about interest in NAIAS and
global auto industry," said Shuman. "What is especially important is that
these students exhibited the creative talent that is so critical to the
success of this industry. We congratulate the winning artists."

Winners were also selected in the following categories and awarded cash
prizes:

Honoree who received a $1,000 prize:

  oState Farm Insurance Award

       oAngelica Paparizos, Henry Ford High School, Sterling Heights

Honorees who each received a $500 prize:

  oDesigner's Best of Show - Digital

       oDerrick Wayne Willis Bowie, Kalamazoo Central High School, Kalamazoo

  oDesigner's Best of Show - Traditional

       oHaley Touchette, Grand Blanc High School, Grand Blanc

  o10^th Grade Award, 1^st Place

       oKatelyn Galant, Lakeview High School, St. Clair Shores

  o11^th Grade Award, 1^st Place

       oZoe Wilson, Careerline Technical Center, Holland

  o12^th Grade Award, 1^st Place

       oJennifer Tigani, William D. Ford Career Technical Center, Westland

Honorees who each received a $250 prize:

  oMost Creative Award

       oJefferson Braybrook, Careerline Tech Center, Holland

  oBest Use of Color Award

       oTeada Ngin, Careerline Tech Center, Holland

  oBest Theme Award

       oTiffany Teng, Novi High School, Novi

Honorees who each received a $250 prize:

  o10^th Grade Award, 2^nd Place

       oMujo Hrnjica, Hamtramck High School, Hamtramck

  o11^th Grade Award, 2^nd Place

       oVeronica Peterson, William D. Ford Career Technical Center, Westland

  o12th Grade Award, 2nd Place

       oJennifer Tigani, William D. Ford Career Technical Center, Westland

Honorees who each received a $100 prize:

  o10^th Grade Award, 3^rd Place

       oClaire Beresford, Bloomfield Hills High School, Bloomfield Hills

  o11^th Grade Award, 3^rd Place

       oParis Leek, Careerline Tech Center, Holland

  o12^th Grade Award, 3^rd Place

       oRonald Malmsten, William D. Ford Career Technical Center, Westland

The NAIAS 2014 Chairmen, a General Motors Automotive Designer, a College for
Creative Studies Instructor, and a State Farm Insurance Representative judged
the posters. All winning entries will be posted on the official NAIAS website,
www.naias.com, and will be on display January 18-26 at the NAIAS 2014. The
26^th Annual High School Poster Contest was open to Michigan students in
grades 10 through 12.

For more information, please contact Sandy Herp, Poster Contest Project
Manager for the North American International Auto Show at: (248) 283-5138 or
sherp@dada.org.

About the North American International Auto Show
Celebrating its 25th anniversary as an international event, the NAIAS is among
the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to
the automotive products, people and ideas that matter most—up close and in one
place. One of the largest media events in North America, the NAIAS is the only
auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the
Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles (OICA), the
Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from
around the world.

2014 NAIAS Dates:
Press Preview - Monday-Tuesday, January 13-14
Industry Preview - Wednesday-Thursday, January 15-16
Charity Preview - Friday, January 17
Public Show - Saturday-Sunday, January 18-26

Hashtag: #NAIAS

SOURCE North American International Auto Show

Website: http://www.naias.com
Contact: Sandy Herp, North American International Auto Show, 248-283-5138,
sherp@dada.org