Wisconsin missing persons poster contest winner from Kohler

Ivy Corpuz, a fifth grader from Kohler Elementary School, is the winner of this year's Wisconsin "Bring Our Missing Children Home" poster contest.

Every spring The U.S. Department of Justice holds a poster contest for fifth graders around the nation in honor of National Missing Children’s Day. The poster theme was "Bringing Our Missing Children Home". Each state hosts a statewide competition before submitting the poster to the national contest.

Corpuz was named the statewide winner at a ceremony at the Kohler Police Department on Thursday. She wrote this about her poster:

"I created this piece because it is very scary to be missing or have your brother/sister or son/daughter missing. It can be such a scary time. So, people team up together to find the missing child. So, they can be found in time to make it safe and sound to their homes."

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice hosts a list of missing persons in the state.