Wendover Will Celebrates Birthday

Posted on 13 June 2014 by Howard Copelan

 

 

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photos by Lou Copelan

photos by Lou Copelan

As part of Nevada’s 150 anniversary the city of West Wendover threw a party for Wendover Will the iconic mechanical man who welcomed tourist to the Silver State on the Utah/Nevada border and later relocated about four miles on Wendover Boulevard. Wendover will turned 62 this year.

cleanhydro1Also as part of the celebrations an art contest was held and the winners announced during the party:

City of West Wendover – Wendover Will Birthday Bash

Art Contest Winners

Fine Art Contest

2014 1st Place

Cheryl Bishop – Clay Sculpture

1st Place – Cheryl Bishop – Clay Sculpture – $250 and Silver Wendover Will Medallion

2014 2nd Place

Paulina Naranjo – Acrylic Painting

2nd Place – Paulina Naranjo – Acrylic Painting – $150 and Silver Wendover Will Medallion

2014 3rd Place

Tianah Sweat – Acrylic Painting

3rd Place – Tianah Sweat – Acrylic Painting – $75 and Silver Wendover Will Medallion

Drawing – Catherine Weyland – $50 and Silver Wendover Will Medallion

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Elementary School Coloring Contest Winners ($25 and Silver Wendover Will Medallion-each):

Kindergarten – Johnathan Chavez

1st Grade – Hadley Hillstead

2nd Grade – Ammie Marquez Salas

3rd Grade – Lisbeth Mercado Duran

4th Grade – Valeria Gonzalez

5th Grade – Jacob Romero Gomez

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Elementary Drawing Winners (Brass Wendover Will Medallion):

Fabian Jaramillo

Luis Salas

Pilar Rojas

Veronica Torres

Blake Beardsley

Carson Morris

Angel Trujillo

Cruz Rodriguez

Vitor Audiffred

Nevaeh Covarrubias

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