Melanoma Foundation Hosts Student Art Contest

The Month of May is national skin cancer awareness month, and in support of this public service message, the Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation collaborated with schools throughout Palm Beach County to implement a fun and educational contest for students, the RDK Melanoma Monday Art Contest.

The student winners of this year’s contest from Palm Beach County include:

Grades K-2: First place, Zachary Chait; second place, Ethan Eisinger; and third place, Alex Michan, all from Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy.

Grades 3-5: First place, Taylor Rankine; second place, Kinsley Young; and third place, Elizabeth Bymel, all from Beacon Cove Elementary School, with honorable mention given to Jonathan Jerez from H.L. Johnson Elementary School and Eden Smelz from Beacon Cove Elementary School.

Grades 6-8: First place went to Aidan Skolnick from Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy.

Grades 9-12: First place, Carmen Noda of Royal Palm Beach High School; second place, Madison Maxwell, of the Benjamin School; and third place, Clairy Ling of the Benjamin School. Honorable mention was given to Daniella Beckerman from the Benjamin School and Alvaro Lopez from Royal Palm Beach High School.

This initiative, as well as the foundation’s SunSmart America K-12 curriculum, has enabled the RDK Melanoma Foundation to win 13 Gold Triangle awards from the American Academy of Dermatology.

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