Today, March 25, is the federally recognized Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Day! We are excited to announce the winners for our inaugural CP Awareness Month photo contest. In February, we began accepting submissions in five categories: creativity, diversity, participation & inclusion, perseverance, and physical activity. Each of the following submissions were selected by leading these categories in votes out of 13,383 counted:
Congratulations to each of these photographers and subjects for their selection and their prize of $100.
In addition to these winners, the staff and volunteers of the CP Research Network voted for best overall photograph in terms of what represented the CP Research Network’s values, the categories and our focus on wellbeing. The winner is:
Congratulations to Dawn McKeag for the photo of her son Fin and the coaches their local Y for adaptive basketball and the $500 prize!
In addition to this winner, our team wanted to recognize two pictures for honorable mention:
Thank you to EVERYONE who participated – submissions, shares and votes. We hope that by sharing pictures and our awareness banners we helped you create awareness for CP and celebrate our vibrant community! Our board will continue to match donations this month 2:1! Wear your green proudly today!