WESTBOROUGH – Mill Pond student Satwik Dash has won the Lions MD33 State of Massachusetts Peace Poster competition.
The theme of this year’s Peace Poster Contest is Dare to Dream. Dash had already won the local and District 33A competition. He will now move onto the international competition.
The winner, who will be chosen by Feb. 1, receives a $5,000 prize and a trip to the United Nations.
Dash was the first-place winner in the local Westborough contest. Akshadha Raj, also of the Mill Pond School, placed second in the competition. Shobhana Ramesh Kumar Jayachitra of Gibbons Middle School was recognized as the third-place winner.
The contest is part of Lions Clubs International’s focus on positive youth development. There are a total of four levels of competition beginning with the local club competition; the District 33A competition; the state contest; and finally the International Competition.