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TCCHS Student Wins Conservation Essay Contest
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Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Essie Guerra recognized as Area 2 Conservation Essay Winner

Thousands of students have participated in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests since their introduction in 1974 and 1944, respectively.  The contests educate students on soil, water, forestry and wildlife conservation. Students take the knowledge they have gained and transform it into creative art work and essays. Students can earn monetary prizes on the county, regional and state levels. They are also recognized each year by conservation districts around the state.

Essie Guerra, ninth grade student at TCCHS, has been recognized as the Area 2 Winner of the 2017 Conservation Writing Contest. Essie and her family are invited to an award ceremony celebrating her achievement. The Capitol Education Center will host the awards ceremony at 1:00pm on March 13, 2018. Representatives from the contest sponsors, Kentucky Farm Bureau and Kentucky Associations of Conservation Districts, will recoginze  winners for their success in the 2017 Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contest. Also, state representatives and senators have been invidted to help present awards and meet with winners and their families. 

The contest is made possible through the hard work and dedication of sponsors such as the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation, Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and 121 conservation districts across the state.   ​

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