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Six Amherst Students Win Prizes in Buffalo Auto Show Poster Contest

first place high schoolFirst place middle schoolSix students from Amherst Central earned top awards in the 2023 Buffalo Auto Show poster contest sponsored by the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association. All artwork submitted in the contest is displayed in the Buffalo Convention Center during the auto show on Feb. 2-5.

Elementary School Division

  • 2nd Place – Wasi Talukder - Windemere
  • 3rd Place – Ariyan Islam - Smallwood

Middle School Division

  • 1st Place – Kate Palmiero – Amherst Middle
  • 2nd Place –  Julianna Marino – Amherst Middle
  • 3rd Place – Wafiqah Talukder – Amherst Middle

High School Division

  • 1st Place – Isabelle Simonson – Amherst CHS

Entries for the contest are coordinated by middle school art teacher Christina Klein The enthusiasm this year surrounding the poster contest extended to every building in the district.. There were a total of 43 entries from the district with 36 entries from middle school students. The poster contest is open to all K-12 students in Western New York. It's a fun way for students to showcase their artistic talents in an automotive venue. 

Elementary Poster Winners (l to r: 2nd place, 3rd place)

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Middle School Poster Winners (l to r: 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place)

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High School Division - First Place

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