American Forces Press Service
SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 23, 1998 Kimberlee Fowler of Fort Benning, Ga., is the elementary school-age winner of the Armed Services YMCA's 1998 poster contest for National Family Week, this year Nov. 22-29.
The nine-year-old is the daughter of Army Sgt. and Mrs. Christopher Fowler of Benning. She is a fourth-grader at the DoD Herbert J. Dexter Elementary School. Her winning art will appear on the YMCA's annual Military Family Week poster, to be distributed globally to military installations in late October.
Fowler will receive a $5,000 U.S. Savings Bond Nov. 7 at a formal dinner in Washington, D.C. Her trip to the capital includes a visit to the Vincent van Gogh exhibit at the National Gallery of Art as the guest of Andersen Consulting, a sponsor of both the art show and the poster contest.
The contest theme was "My Military Family." Many of the entries will be displayed in the Pentagon during Military Family Week.
Five service-level winners will receive $500 U.S. bonds and five runners-up will receive $100 bonds. They are:
Downloadable copies of the winning drawings are at the Armed Services YMCA Web site, www.asymca.org.
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