Radon poster contest winners named by Health Department

WYOMING — The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) made a tough decision this year as more than 150 entries rolled in for the radon poster contest. WDH whittled down the entries, which all helped raise awareness about radon and radon testing, to four overall winners and announced them today.

Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas found in the soil that can cause lung cancer if it reaches dangerous levels in homes.

3rd-6th grade category
1st place: Andie Hostler (6th grade from Hulett)
2nd place: Elizabeth Jordan (6th grade from Alva)

7th-9th grade category
1st place: Gracie Dillow (8th grade from Cheyenne)
2nd Place Olivia Kysar (9th grade from Sheridan)

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