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Elementary Students Win SWCD Bookmark Contest

Local elementary school students recently participated in the Currituck Soil and Water Conservation District Bookmark Contest. The theme of this year's contest was "The Living Soil."

The students were recognized during the District Awards Luncheon, held on March 11 in Elizabeth City. The children were treated to lunch and the winners received prizes for the contest. Winners of the Bookmark Contest include:

  • Third Grade, 1st Place:    Reagan Charlton, Central Elementary School
  • Third Grade, 2nd Place:   Kara McCauley, Griggs Elementary School
  • Fourth Grade, 1st Place:  Breanna Hewitt, Moyock Elementary School
  • Fourth Grade, 2nd Place: Noah Simpson, Jarvisburg Elementary School
  • Fifth Grade, 1st Place:     Amree Powers, Jarvisburg Elementary School
  • Fifth Grade, 2nd Place:    Miah Britt, Jarvisburg Elementary School

In addition, the bookmarks of Regan, Breanna and Amree won the District Bookmark honors. Congratulations to all students who participated in the contest.

The following photos were provided by the Currituck Soil & Water Conservation District office:

Picture1.jpg Currituck SWCD District Administrator Kim Dozier presents a prize to Noah Simpson.
Picture21.jpg Amree Powers' winning bookmark.
Picture3.jpg (L - R) Kara McCauley, Reagan Charlton, Miah Britt, and Amree Powers.
Picture6.jpg Miah Britt's winning bookmark.

































In addition to the Bookmark Contest, the Currituck Soil & Water Conservation District hosted an Environmental Field Day this past fall at Jarvisburg Elementary School. Approximately 70 fourth and fifth graders enjoyed an informative day of with presenters from Currituck Cooperative Extension, Chowan Cooperative Extension, Gates County SWCD, Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, Environmental Health and Pasquotank Recycling.

 Picture4.jpg Steve Gabel, Chowan County Cooperative Extension Center 
 Picture5.jpg  Tommy Grandy, Currituck County Cooperative Extension Center











For more information on programs sponsored by the Currituck Soil & Water Conservation District office, contact Kim Dozier at 232-3360.