• January 23, 2022
 Canutillo ISD Middle School Student Wins EP County “I Voted” Sticker Contest

Canutillo ISD student Layla M. Gonzalez, a 7th grader from Jose J. Alderete Middle School was named the first-place winner of the 2022 “I Voted” Sticker Contest. She along with the runners-up were honored and recognized on Monday, Dec. 6 by the El Paso County Commissioners Court.

Canutillo ISD Middle School Student Wins EP County “I Voted” Sticker Contest

Canutillo ISD student Layla M. Gonzalez, a 7th grader from Jose J. Alderete Middle School was named the first-place winner of the 2022 “I Voted” Sticker Contest. She along with the runners-up were honored and recognized on Monday, Dec. 6 by the El Paso County Commissioners Court.

The El Paso County Elections Department invited local middle school students to participate in the second El Paso County “I Voted” sticker design contest. The contest was open to all middle school students in the county and the winning design will be used as the official “I Voted” sticker.

“I was surprised and happy to win,” Gonzalez said. “I thought about the star and the mountains and what makes El Paso special to me.”

The sticker will be distributed to voters at all Early Voting Locations and Election Day Vote Centers during the 2022 elections. The deadline to submit a design was October 28, 2021.

Judges of the contest consisted of professionals in the El Paso fine arts community that included Christin Apodaca, local Illustrator and Muralist, Chelsie Evaldi, owner of Chuco Relic and Miriam Garcia, Public Art Program Supervisor for the City of El Paso.

“The El Paso County Elections Department was excited to continue working with middle school students and encouraging their participation in the electoral process,” Lisa Wise, El Paso County Elections Administrator.

Gonzalez’ winning design will make its grand debut during the 2022 elections.

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