FIRST PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner
July 4, 2012, is one for the scrapbooks for Linnea Pruiksma of Fayetteville. Not only was it her first Independence Day as a U.S. citizen, Linnea is the top vote-getter and winner of the first Citizen Spirit 4th of July Photo Contest.
Linnea is the daughter of David and LeighAnn Pruiksma, who plan to add this momento to her adoption journey book. Linnea’s mom says she loved wearing her beads, waving a flag and having a grand time at the parade. Fans on The Citizen’s Facebook page cast 451 votes for Linnea’s photo in the contest.
Fans of The Citizen submitted 47 photo entries and cast 1,644 votes in the five-day contest.