DART's 2017 Poster Contest Winners

Wilmington --

DART announced the winners of its 17th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest. Seven winners will receive prizes from DART and its Business Partners.

Over 85 students from schools and/or after-school programs statewide participated in the contest, depicting their vision of this year's theme, "DART & Technology, Traveling into the Future." Students researched the bus service and its various destinations and learned of the benefits of riding transit in Delaware. Students from 6th through 12th grade were invited to participate. A First Place Winner from each grade was chosen along with an overall Grand Prize Winner.

This year's Grand Prize Winner is Sarah Ding, an 8th Grader from Cab Calloway School of the Arts. Sarah's artwork will be placed on all DART First State buses statewide and also be featured on our website, DartFirstState.com and on DART's Social Media platforms.

The 1st Place Winners by grade are: Jaciana Rivera, 6th Grade, Talley Middle School, Ms. Navickas; Sofia Buonopane, 7th Grade, Cab Calloway School of Arts, Mrs. Ostafy; Sarah Ding, 8th Grade, Cab Calloway School of Arts, Mrs. Ostafy; Vincenzia Johns, 9th Grade, MOT Charter High School, Ms. Mical; Dylan Foster, 10th Grade, MOT Charter High School, Ms. Mical; Nathaniel Rambo, 11th Grade, MOT Charter High School, Ms. Mical; and Irene Namer, 12th Grade, Hayley Silverman Home School. All first place winners will receive a number of prizes from DART and be recognized at a future Wilmington Blue Rocks game.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. Real-Time Transit Information is now available on the free DelDOT App (iOS and Android), as well as DART's Trip Planner on www.DartFirstState.com