Haylea Knisley was the first place winner in the 2018 National Association of Conservations Districts (NACD) in the grades 7-9 division.Her work was chosen at the during the NACE’s 73rd Annual Meeting Inspirational Session.Knisley who is a freshman at Logan Elm High School created her poster in Enrichment Art during 8th grade at McDowell Exchange School.The theme for the 2018 competition was “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.”
Congratulations to Aurora O'Phelan and Jude Schaal whose Youth Art Month flag designs will represent McDowell at the state level competition.
Pumpkin Show Art Winners! Seventh grader Brooklynn Sadler received Best of Show on her quilt in the ages 13 - 18 category. Ryliegh Garrett received second place on her pumpkin painting in the grades 4-6 category. Eighth grader Eva Marshall received third place on her gridded watercolor painting in the grades 7 - 9 category.