Grauer High School ASB Presents Pet Contest
The High School ASB presented the 2023 Grauer Pet Contest during the week of January 9-13. Students and faculty/staff shared adorable photos of their pets, competing for a cash prize of $20 and a picture of the winning pet in the yearbook. Students, teachers, and staff voted on all of the entries through a Google Form. The top 3 pets who received the most votes were brought to campus on Friday, January 13, and the judges awarded the following prizes:
1st Place: George (Kate Z. '25)
2nd Place: Bud (Tate S. '23)
3rd Place: Tyrone the Rock (Shaun B. '24)
The ASB would like to thank everyone who participated in this fun contest! Special thanks to Sage S. '23 and Embry R. '23 for coordinating this fun contest for our Grauer community.
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