Stokes Soil and Water holds annual awards banquet

Michael Booth presents Isabella Butler with a first place award in the annual essay contest. - Courtesy photos
Michelle Hartman, Emily Lawson, Lillie Flinchum and Aubrie Lovings were first place winners in the annual poster contest. - Courtesy photos
Michael Booth presents Kaitlin Jones with a second place award in the annual essay contest. - Courtesy photos
Abigail Chandler, Molly Hinton and Robert Slone finished second place in the annual poster contest. - - Courtesy photos
John East presents Conservation Educator of the Year Award to Sayrd Price. - - Courtesy photos
Willard Nelson presents Katherine Quesinberry with the Resource Conservation Workshop Student Award. - - Courtesy photos

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.

Michael Booth presents Isabella Butler with a first place award in the annual essay contest.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_1stplaceessay.jpgMichael Booth presents Isabella Butler with a first place award in the annual essay contest. Courtesy photos

Michelle Hartman, Emily Lawson, Lillie Flinchum and Aubrie Lovings were first place winners in the annual poster contest.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_1stplacepostergroup.jpgMichelle Hartman, Emily Lawson, Lillie Flinchum and Aubrie Lovings were first place winners in the annual poster contest. Courtesy photos

Michael Booth presents Kaitlin Jones with a second place award in the annual essay contest.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_2ndplaceessay.jpgMichael Booth presents Kaitlin Jones with a second place award in the annual essay contest. Courtesy photos

Abigail Chandler, Molly Hinton and Robert Slone finished second place in the annual poster contest.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_2ndplacepostergroup.jpgAbigail Chandler, Molly Hinton and Robert Slone finished second place in the annual poster contest. Courtesy photos

John East presents Conservation Educator of the Year Award to Sayrd Price.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_conservationCEY.jpgJohn East presents Conservation Educator of the Year Award to Sayrd Price. Courtesy photos

Willard Nelson presents Katherine Quesinberry with the Resource Conservation Workshop Student Award.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_resourceconwksp.jpgWillard Nelson presents Katherine Quesinberry with the Resource Conservation Workshop Student Award. Courtesy photos