13 April 2022

Conservation District Week Poster Contest Winners Announced

WAYNESBURG, PA - In honor of Conservation District Week, April 10-16th, the Greene County Conservation District announces winners of their annual poster contest that was open to all Greene County students in kindergarten through the eighth grade. The contest highlighted the National Association of Conservation District’s 2022 theme, “Healthy Soil: Healthy Life.”

Eighty-one students from across the county participated in the contest.  Contests like this promote interest in the environment, sciences, arts, and other disciplines.  Each first-place winners’ posters will automatically be entered into the statewide contest held by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts.  Winning posters were awarded cash prizes for participation in the amount of $100 first place, $75 second place and $50 for third place.

Congratulations to all winners and thank you to all participants.

In the 7th – 8th grade category, the winners were:
1st Place – Camryn Hawfield, from MBM, daughter of Betsy and Tim Hawfield
2nd Place – Cheyenne Pierson, from MBM, daughter of Kimberly and Josh Pierson
3rd Place – Natalie Phillips, from MBM, daughter of Brian Phillips and Saundra Louma

In the 4th – 6th grade category, the winners were:
1st Place – Morgan Barnhart, from West Greene, daughter of Bobbi Jo Ankrom
2nd Place – Zianna McDonnell, from West Greene, daughter of Erica Scott
3rd Place – Joanna Harrison, from WCES, daughter of Marilu and Quentin Harrison

In the 2nd- 3rd grade category, the winner was:
1st Place – Julianna Kirsch, from WCES, daughter of Melissa and John Kirsch

In the K-1st grade category, the winner was:
1st Place – Elodie McGowan, from WCES, daughter of Jill McGowan