Student artwork from around Baltimore County was compiled into a 2012 anti-drug calendar.
Check out these images of the winning artwork from the Baltimore County State's Attorney's anti-drug/alcohol poster contest. Winners were announced Thursday afternoon at a ceremony held at Towson's historic courthouse.
The Baltimore County State's Attorney announced the winners of his office's 2012 Anti-Drug Contest at a Thursday afternoon ceremony.
A Thursday afternoon ceremony at Towson's historic courthouse was all about turning a negative into a positive. The Baltimore County State's Attorney's office recognized area middle school students who participated in an anti-drug/alcohol art contest. Winners, including Pine Grove Middle School 6th grader Amado Laranang, received checks in varying amounts to be used for "educational purposes;" the best part? The entire contest was paid for with assets seized by police from drug dealers. "When you get your check today, you should remember: this is the only good thing a drug dealer will ever do for you," said Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger. "This is a great use of that money because it turns something bad into …