The Pickaway County Soil & Water Conservation District recently announced the county winners of the annual poster competition.Honorable Mention Winners from McDowell are:Hope Akers,Kinley Whited,Tayla Tootle and Brock Pugh.Aurora O’Phalen won Second Place and Olivia Bright won First Place in the Pickaway County Competition.O’Phalen’s and Bright’s posters will compete at the state level.Pictured: Row one:Akers, Whited, TootleRow two:Pugh, Bright, O’Phalen
NASAO (National Association of State Aviation Officials) 2019 art contest winners in the Senior Category: Tayla Tootle's design won first place at the state level and will compete in the national level. Ava Neff received second place at the state level and Carlee received third place. Pictured: Tootle, Neff, Vanhoose
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.