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NDES Students make a showing at Shearer Perfection Contest

Aug 09, 2016 06:17PM ● By Today's Family

Katheryn Petersen, NDES now 6th grader, receives 1st place award in Shearer Perfection contest on Friday, July 29, 2016.

Three Notre Dame Elementary School students made their mark at the Shearer Perfection Contest on Friday, July 29.  Fifth grader, Kate Petersen took 1st place for her "American Flag" and won a $5,000 savings bond or $2,500 cash.  Eight graders Melissa Murray, took 3rd place for her "chair" and Kelly Mascaro received an honorable mention for her "dress." 
This is the fifth year, Shearer's Snacks partnered with the National Museum of Education to offer the Shearer Perfection student contest. Ohio students in fourth through eighth grades were challenged to create an invention using Shearer's snack food bags. Entries were judged based on creativity, usefulness, feasibility and marketability. More than 200 students submitted entries and the top six received a check for a savings bond. The awards presentation was Friday at corporate headquarters in downtown Massillon.