Conservation district announces poster, essay and limerick contest winners
LYNDON, Kan. – Each year the Osage County Conservation District sponsors a poster, essay and limerick contest. Information is given to the schools in late October. Entries are due before Christmas break. There is a different theme each year that is determined by the National Association of Conservation Districts. This year’s theme was “Healthy Soils are Full of Life.”
A total of 508 entries were received and selected as winners are:
- Limericks: Allyson Sage, purple; Colby Hokanson, blue; Harlee Watkins, red; Maiya Renfro, white. All limerick entries were from Osage City schools.
- Fourth, fifth and sixth grade posters: Riley Petitjean, purple, Osage City; Emma Theel, blue, Osage City; Keaira Davidson, red, Osage City; Emma Marsh, white, Marais des Cygnes Valley.
- Second and third grade posters: Taytum Gellhaus, purple, Marais des Cygnes Valley; Jacie Koch, blue, Osage City; Lorren Kennedy, red, Santa Fe Trail; Claire Greenfield, white, Santa Fe Trail.
- Kindergarten and first grade posters: Emma Smith, purple, Burlingame; Amelia Arb, blue, Marais des Cygnes Valley; Isabella Reeser, red, Marais des Cygnes Valley; Harper Melton, white, Marais des Cygnes Valley.
“Congratulations to all the winners,” said Lori Kuykendall, Osage County Conservation District manager. “We appreciate the teachers and students taking time to enter the contest.”
The winners will be recognized at the Osage County Conservation District annual meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 30, 2017, at the Osage City Schools lunchroom.
Information thanks to Osage County Conservation District.