Contact: Jared Zinn
Greene County Conservation District
22 West High Street, Suite 204
Waynesburg, PA 15370
CONSERVATION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES CONTEST WINNERS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WAYNESBURG, PA – The Greene County Conservation District held a pair of contests as part of
Conservation District Week. The first contest was a coloring contest open to pre-K students across
Greene County. The second was a poster contest open to all Greene County students in Kindergarten
through the eighth grade. Both contests highlighted the role of pollinators in our everyday lives by
asking the question, “Where would we ‘BEE’ without pollinators?”
53 students participated in the contests this year by completing their submissions at home and sending
photographs to the Conservation District. The Conservation District Board of Directors then voted to
The winners of the coloring contest were Braelyn Abbadini, 4, Grant Patton, 4 and Evan Blackburn, 4.
Each of the winners won a new bicycle and helmet.
The winners of the poster contest were as follows. In the K-1st grade category, Payton Joy Duncan in first
place and Luke Patton in second place. In the 2nd - 3rd category, Chloe B. Shaffer in first place. In the 7th-8th
grade category Cheyenne DeBlasio in first place, Keisha McGowan in second place and Jayceea Melodia in third place.
First place winners won $100, second place winners won $75 and third place winners won $50.
The first-place winner in each category of the poster contest will go on to a statewide contest held by
the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts. Congratulations to all winners and thank you to