2018 Art Contest

The Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) Art Contest is an opportunity for students in grades 6-12 to design an 11x17 poster based on what the annual theme means to them. The theme for this year's contest is:

Transit Builds Community 

Participants have the chance to win several different prizes, including a BFT Summer Youth pass, a brand-new bike, money for art supplies, and the chance to have their poster featured on a Ben Franklin Transit bus! Read the 2018 Art Contest Guidelines.



















Below are our top 16 Art Contest Winners. These students will all have their art featured in our 2019-2020 BFT Calendar as well as receive a Summer Youth Pass for free! Stay tuned to find out who the top three winners will be! 

2018 Contest Winners: 

First Place:

Leslie Mendez-Marin

Kennewick High School


Second Place: 

Reggie Rannow

Southridge High School 


Third Place: 

Larissa McLeod

Southridge High School




Top 16 posters:




















Our top 28 submissions will be featured on the inside of our Art Contest Bus! 16 of these submissions will be featured in our 2019 - 2020 Calendar, and 3 of them will be featured on the outside of our bus! 

Top 28 posters:























2017 Art Contest Recap

Our theme for the 2017 contest was: We're Going Places and the contest winners were:

First Place: Malia Wintrode, Southridge High School


Second Place: Alexandra Flores, Kiona Benton High School



Third Place: Brittney Cox, Kamiakin High School



Other winners from 2017: