Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) is pleased to announce the five state level winners of the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) 2018 “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home” poster contest, and the winner of the NACD Photo Contest. Winners were recognized at GACD’s Hall of Fame Banquet held January 19, 2019 at Lake Lanier Islands Resort. All winning artwork will be submitted to the National Competition.
The winners in each age category are:
K – 1st Grade: Morgan Donnelly, Allatoona Elementary, Acworth, GA
2nd – 3rd Grade: Jay Faulk, Bleckley Elementary, Cochran, GA
4th – 6th Grade: Brianna Skidmore, Battlefield Primary, Fort Oglethorpe, GA
7th – 9th Grade: Kendra van Loenen, homeschooled, Bartow, GA
10th – 12th Grade: Jennifer Escalente, Cass High School, White, GA
NACD Photo Contest: Devin Doby, Adairsville High School, Adairsville, GA
To promote the importance of water, students from kindergarten through twelfth grades entered posters conveying their thoughts and ideas through original artwork. Submissions were judged based on the entry’s conservation message, visual effectiveness, originality, and universal appeal.