GVCD Conservation Poster Contest winners announced

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The Greenbrier Valley Conservation District is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 Conservation Poster Contest. The theme for 2016, set by the National Association of Conservation Districts, was “We All Need Trees.” A team of judges from NRCS judged the posters for conservation message, visual effectiveness, originality and universal appeal.
Hundreds of entries were received from students all over the district, ranging in age from Kindergarten to 12th grade. First place in each age group was submitted to the state level contest sponsored by the West Virginia Association of Conservation Districts. Congratulations to all our winners!
K-1 Division: 1st place – Braxton Black, Rupert Elementary; 2nd place – Cloe Adkins, Rupert
Elementary; 3rd place – Gabriella Deamer, Rupert Elementary; Honorable Mentions – Roeby Fedukovich, Smoot Elementary, Carson Walker, Peterstown Elementary and Lanie Taylor, Peterstown Elementary
Grade 2-3 Division: 1st place – Aylah Manahan, Hillsboro Elementary; 2nd place – Emma Bostic, Rupert Elementary; 3rd place – Abaigael Fedukovich, Smoot Elementary; Honorable Mention – Shannen Mooney, Smoot Elementary
Grade 4-6 Divison: 1st place – Kylie Alford, Smoot Elementary; 2nd place – Andre Sutherland, Rupert Elementary; 3rd place – Kaleb Pritchett, Rupert Elementary; Honorable Mentions – Saige Puleo, Rupert Elementary and Brianna Hannigan, Frankford Elementary
Grade 10-12 Division: 1st place – Audrey Lore, Pocahontas County HS; 2nd place – Grace Schebek, Pocahontas County HS; 3rd place – Amber Marie Sisler, Pocahontas County HS; Honorable Mention – Aaron Eugene Jackson, Pocahontas County HS
The dates and theme for the 2017 contest will be announced in January.