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Poster Contest Winners Announced

Nov. 25, 2020

Sussex Conservation District received over 35 entries in the 2020 conservation poster contest. The contest was open to Delaware public, charter, private and homeschooled students in grades K-12. Posters were judged on the 2020 theme, “Where would we BEE without Pollinators,” in five grade categories; winners were:

Grade Category K-1:
First place: Caroline Mallon of Lewes
Second place: Addyson Bratton of Seaford

Grade Category 2-3:
First place: Elise Hershey of Georgetown
Second place: Lonnie Donohue of Bridgeville

Grade Category 4-6:
First place: Thomas Klosiewicz III of Georgetown
Second place: John Klosiewicz of Georgetown
Third place: Haley Atallian of Smyrna

Grade Category 7-9:
First place: Brooke Elliott of Georgetown
Second place: Sara Klosiewicz of Georgetown
Third place: Ella Locklear of Georgetown

Grade Category 10-12:
First place: Emma Walker of Bridgeville
Second place: Ashlyn Elliott of Georgetown
Third place: Rachel Justice of Laurel

The annual conservation poster contest provides students an opportunity to convey their thoughts about soil, water, and related natural resource issues through art. It also highlights the educational outreach efforts of conservation districts and their state associations, auxiliaries and agencies. The contest follows the annual stewardship theme developed and sponsored by the National Association of Conservation Districts.

The 2021 theme, “Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities” reminds us that trees and forests play a vital role in maintaining the health of our local and global ecosystem. For more information and educational resources, visit www.nacdnet.org.