Poynette student wins state contest*

5422f0b8b38dc.imageThe winning design for the 2015 Wisconsin State Parks admission sticker features a butterfly atop of a purple coneflower and was designed by Josie Tollaksen, a junior at Poynette High School.
The winning design was selected from 167 entries into the design contest. It will be printed on state park and forest annual vehicle admission stickers and displayed on more than 150,000 vehicles.
The second place design features a great blue heron in flight by Whitney Ryan of Appleton North High School. The third place winner was a design of herons and maple leafs by Austin Steelman, Waukesha South High School. Second, third and runner up designs are available by searching the Department of Natural Resources website dnr.wi.gov for "contest."
The vehicle admission stickers provide access to more than 60 state park, forest and recreation area properties across Wisconsin. The stickers are required on all motor vehicles stopping in state parks and recreation areas. Some state forest and trail parking areas also require a sticker.
Admission sticker cost is $25 for Wisconsin residents or $35 for nonresidents.
A family with more than one vehicle registered to the same household may purchase additional state park stickers at half price. A senior citizen annual sticker for $10 is available for Wisconsin Residents 65 years of age and older. Annual trail passes are $20 for residents and nonresidents.
The 2015 vehicle admission stickers will go on sale in December.
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*Poynette Press, Sept 26, 2014