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Bladen Soil and Water Conservation District News

SWCDlogo_000The North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts sponsors poster, essay, public speaking, and computer generated slide show contests at District, Area and State levels.  These contests provide students in third through eighth grades opportunities to become aware of and share their concerns for soil and water conservation.  Bladen Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce this year’s District first and second place winners.  First place entrants advanced to competition at the Area 7 level; *Area 7 winners have advanced to State Competition.  Bladen Soil and Water District expresses appreciation to this year’s judges, Greg Elkins of the Bladen County Planning Department, Bruce McLean of Cooperative Extension, and Rodney Musselwhite of the Farm Services Agency.  The first and second place district winners, teachers, judges, and other guests will be recognized at an Awards Luncheon in April.

Winners for this year’s contests with the theme, “Wetlands are Wonderful” are:

Public Speaking
8th grade-2nd Place Masae Coleman East Arcadia
8th grade-1st Place *Brenda Dimas-Lopez Tar Heel
7th Grade-2nd Place Tamara Grissett East Arcadia
7th grade- 1st Place *Madison Cain Clarkton
Slide Show-6th Grade
2nd Place Kelsee Long East Arcadia
1st Place *Nick Norris Clarkton
Essay-6th Grade
2nd Place Andrew Cahn Clarkton
1st Place Isaac Meshaw Tar Heel
6th Grade-2nd Place Tandem Hamilton Elizabethtown Christian Academy
6th Grade-1st Place *Jordan Pridgen Clarkton
5th Grade-2nd Place Christy Edge Tar Heel
5th Grade-1st Place Lane Ross Elizabethtown Christian Academy
4th Grade-2nd Place Chase Knight Elizabethtown Christian Academy
4th Grade-1st Place *Julia Deavers Bladenboro
3rd Grade-2nd Place Samuel Hernandez Plain View
3rd Grade-1st Place *Rylee Brice Elizabethtown Christian Academy
*Area Winners
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