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Maritime News
Port Freeport
News Release
Wednesday, March 09, 2011


From left, Angleton Junior High School Assistant Principal Denese Bienek, TACFT Logo Contest Winner James Doss, a seventh-grade student at Angleton Junior High School and Port Freeport Managing Director Phyllis Saathoff.FREEPORT, Texas - Port Freeport is proud to host its 11th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) on May 7th at Freeport Municipal Park.  In conjunction with the tournament, the Port holds an annual logo drawing contest in which one lucky winner is chosen and his/her logo is used on all fliers, posters, advertisements and t-shirts for the tournament. 

The Port staff would like to congratulate James Doss, the first place winner of the TACFT Logo Drawing Contest.  James, a seventh-grade student at Angleton Junior High School, won a framed print of his drawing and a $100 Visa Gift Card.  Sammy Madenjian, a fifth-grade student at Our Lady Queen of Peace, won second place and was awarded a $50 Visa Gift Card and a framed print of her drawing.  The third place winner, Jarid Kidd, a seventh-grade student from Lake Jackson Intermediate School, also received a framed print of his drawing, and won a $25 Visa Gift Card.

“We received entries from 177 students from nearly 30 schools in Brazoria County,” Port Freeport Managing Director Phyllis Saathoff said. “We are very honored to have the broad support of our schools and continue to be amazed at the talent and creativity of the young people in our community.”

For more information on Port Freeport’s 11th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament please visit the website at or call 979-233-2667 x 4324.

Port Freeport currently ranks 16th among U.S. ports in international cargo tonnage handled.  With a current channel of 45-foot depth, soon to be widened and deepened, just 3 miles from open Gulf of Mexico waters, Port Freeport offers more than 7,500 acres for future development.  Port Freeport serves its customers and stakeholders through development and marketing of competitive world-class navigational capabilities, technically advanced marine and multimodal terminal services and port-related industrial facilities while achieving profits and creating jobs as a leading economic catalyst for the Texas Gulf Coast.

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