Nebraska students create award winning posters

Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts (NRD) recognizes students from Kindergarten to 12th grade who compete in the contest. 
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Emma Canham's artwork

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Five Nebraska students have been recognized for their artwork for the annual “Healthy Forests = Healthy Communities” Conservation Poster Contest.

Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRD) recognizes students from Kindergarten to 12th grade who compete in the contest.

The five winners in the state competition for this year’s contest:

  • K-1: Monroe Crogan, Howells, Neb. (Lower Elkhorn NRD)
  • 2-3: Piper Hanson, Halsey, Neb. (Upper Loup NRD)
  • 4-6: Mariana Nexticapan Hernandez, Wayne, Neb. (Lower Elkhorn NRD)
  • 7-9: Emma Canham, Norfolk, Neb. (Lower Elkhorn NRD)
  • 10-12: Myranda Hansen, Norfolk, Neb. (Lower Elkhorn NRD)

NRD’s select a winner from their district to compete in the state competition. The winner takes home a $25 prize and a chance to compete in the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) poster contest.

NACD chooses a winner at their annual February conference, where the students could win $200.

More information on the poster contest can be found here.

The student’s winning posters can be found here.

 

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