Conservation contest winners named

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County winners have been announced for the Brunswick Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual poster and essay contest for 2011. This year’s topic was: Water: The Cycle of Life. These contests encourage local students to develop lifelong natural resource stewardship principles while gaining the experience of competition among their peers.

This year’s Brunswick County winners are:

Poster: Brianna Harlow, third grader at Waccamaw Elementary.

Poster: Mason Espinoza, sixth-grader at Cedar Grove Elementary.

Essay: Emma King, sixth-grader at Waccamaw Elementary.

These students, as well as educators, supporters and other participants, will be recognized at the District’s Conservation Education Award Banquet on Monday, May 16.