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Posted on: May 2, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Water Conservation Poster Contest Winners Announced

1st Place poster in 6-8 Grade Division

As part of the City’s annual celebration of Drinking Water Week, Mayor Bell and the City Council recognized nine student-artists from local schools who created winning interpretations in the City’s 2016 Water Conservation Poster Contest. The contest, coordinated by the City’s Water Management Department Conservation Program, is a part of the City’s annual celebration of Drinking Water Week.

Winning entries in the grades K-2 division were:
• First Place – Grace Pressinger (Creekside Elementary)• Second Place – Avery Perkins (Creekside Elementay)
• Third Place – Lea Clark (Kestrel Heights Elementary)

Winning entries in the grades 3-5 division were:• First Place – Ama Mensah-Boone (Durham Academy)
• Second Place – Xiomara Rivera-Soria (Bethesda Elementary)• Third Place – Allison Hall (Durham Academy)

Winning entries in the grades 6-8 division were:
• First Place – Amy “Rosie” Scott-Benson (Voyager Academy)• Second Place – Lauren Steiner (Voyager Academy)
• Third Place – Makenzie Harvey (Voyager Academy)

These winning entries represented Durham in a statewide contest sponsored by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Water Works Association/Water Environment Association. Competing with student-artists from across the state, the City is pleased to announce that the following student-artists won at the State Level:

State Level K-2 division winner was:• First Place – Grace Pressinger (Creekside Elementary)
• Second Place – Avery Perkins (Creekside Elementary)

State Level 3-5 division winners were:• First Place – Ama Mensah-Boone (Durham Academy)
• Second Place – Xiomara Rivera-Soria (Bethesda Elementary)• Third Place – Allison Hall (Durham Academy)

State Level 6-8 division winners were:
• First Place – Amy “Rosie” Scott-Benson (Voyager Academy)• Second Place – Lauren Steiner (Voyager Academy)
• Third Place – Makenzie Harvey (Voyager Academy)

Winning entries may be viewed at durhamnc.gov/1069

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