Monroe Sausage Art Contest Big Hit With Local Schools

Mobile, Ala. (Nov. 28, 2016) – The Dollar General and Monroe Sausage concluded the 11th art competition and have selected the cover of the 2016 Dollar General Bowl game day program.

This year’s theme was “Wildlife and Waterways of the Bay Area”, and the contest received over 200 entries. The contestants were grouped by grade level into the following categories: 6th – 8th, 9th – 10th, and 11th – 12th. The finalists were selected by judges from Eastern Shore Art Center and the Mobile Museum of Art. This year’s winners are:

6th – 8th Grade:

1st Place – Catherine Chung – Dunbar Magnet

2nd Place – Alexis Dira – Causey Middle

3rd Place – Kassidy Cayton – Causey Middle


9th – 10th Grade

1st Place – Ashley Suchan – Bayside Academy

2nd Place – Jeremy Bankston – Theodore High

3rd Place – Briana Harvey – Foley High


11th – 12th Grade

1st Place – Caroline Myers – St. Paul’s

2nd Place – Valerie Partsch – Theodore High

3rd Place – Sara Posey – St. Paul’s


Since 2007, winning artwork has been chosen for the front cover of the Dollar General Program, and all winners will be featured in the 2016 program. Since the contest’s inception, the Dollar General Bowl has awarded over $18,500 to local schools art programs. Sarah Posey’s artwork will be featured as this year’s Dollar General Bowl game day program cover.

For more information about the Monroe Sausage Art Contest or to learn more about the 2016 Dollar General Bowl and other bowl week events, visit Connect with us on Facebook at and Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @dg_bowl.

About Monroe Sausage
Originating in the 1940’s from Monroe County, Alabama, Monroe Sausage is as rich in history as it is in flavor. Monroe Sausage is 100% hickory wood smoked. The family recipe is made using only premium pork and the finest seasonings.  Monroe Sausage is produced fresh at the facility located in Beatrice, Alabama. For information on where to purchase Monroe Sausage visit