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San Francisco Dental Society Recognizes Poster Contest Winner During Ceremony at Pacific

April  20, 2007

The San Francisco Dental Society (SFDS) honored the winner of its 32nd Annual Poster Contest during a special ceremony held at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry on April 20. Fifth-grade student Nick LoBue of St. Stephen School in San Francisco earned the grand prize with his poster promoting oral health.

More than 3,000 San Francisco elementary school students participated in this year's contest, "Be Part of the San Francisco grIN Crowd." SFDS member and Pacific alumnus Dr. Dennis Shinbori, who has chaired this contest for the past 25 years, said he was thrilled about the number of submissions this year.

"Each year the posters seem to get better and more colorful. This contest is a way to awaken the message of dental health in our young school children. I am grateful to the principals, and teachers to recognize this need." Shinbori said.

SFDS and Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, presented LoBue with a proclamation from the California Legislature along with the a weekend hotel package, entry to Paramount's Great America, $50 and an Oral-B battery toothbrush.

Category Type: Special Events

Contact:  Office of Public Relations, 415.929.6434, pr@pacific.edu