The Stokes Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual Awards Banquet at the new Pine Hall Community Campus on Tuesday, May 22. At the banquet students who placed 1st or 2nd in the Soil and Water Poster and Essay Contests were recognized and awarded money, medallions and/or certificates for their achievements. This year’s contest theme was “Water … the Cycle of Life”. The award recipients were:
3rd Grade 1st Place Poster – Aubrie Lovings (Lawsonville Elementary)
3rd Grade 2nd Place Poster – Robert Slone (Nancy Reynolds Elementary)
4th Grade 1st Place Poster – Lillie Flinchum (Lawsonville Elementary)
4th Grade 2nd Place Poster – Molly Hilton (Germanton Elementary)
5th Grade 1st Place Poster – Emily Lawson (Mt. Olive Elementary)
5th Grade 2nd Place Poster – Abigail Chandler (London Elementary)
6th Grade 1st Place Poster – Michelle Hartman (Southeastern Middle)
6th Grade 2nd Place Poster – Jenna Rayburn (Southeastern Middle)
6th Grade 1st Place Essay – Isabella Butler (Southeastern Middle)
6th Grade 2nd Place Essay – Kaitlin Jones (Southeastern Middle)
Others recognized at the banquet include:
Katherine Quesinberry from South Stokes High School was recognized for being selected to attend the annual Resource Conservation Workshop being held at NC State University this summer.
Mr. Sayrd Price, Science Teacher at the Stokes Early College was awarded the Conservation Educator of the Year award.