MINNIE – Floyd County teenager Paige Johnson has been named the winner of the “What Homes Means to Me” Poster contest, which is held each year by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Johnson’s entry, including her poster and a paragraph about what home means to her, was awarded first-place for the state of Kentucky by the Kentucky Housing Association and first-place for the 10 state Southeast Regional Conference (SERC)/ NAHRO. Her winning entry was sponsored by the Housing Authority of Floyd County.
In addition to certificates, Johnson was awarded $100 by SERC and $50 by the Housing Authority of Floyd County.
Her poster has been entered for judging on the national level.
“We received notification today that her poster has won the national contest,” Anna Howell, Executive Director, Housing Authority of Floyd County, said Wednesday. “Her photograph and poster will be one of 12 included on a 2016 calendar that is distributed nationally. She will receive $100 for her winning entry.”
Johnson, a student at South Floyd High School, is the daughter of Wallace and Melissa Johnson of Minnie.