Summit Elementary students earned recognition for environmental awareness activities.
Summit had a winner and 7 finalists in the Madison County Green Schools Rain Barrel Design Competition. In addition, another student’s artwork was chosen to be featured in a local field guide produced by the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation.
Mrs. Heth’s third grade students named finalists: Jenna C., Naomi H., Saveya G., Brion B., and Isabelle B.
Mrs. Moody’s fourth grade students named finalists: Adrian M. and William J. Devaunn C. from Mrs. Moody’s class was chosen as the winner in the 3-5 grade level.
Each finalist received a certificate of recognition. As a winner, Devauun has earned a sign and rain barrel for his school, a Kindle Paperwhite and a gift card to be presented at a Madison County Board meeting.
Over 150 entries from 10 different Madison County schools were received. Mrs. Heth said, “The designs of these students were truly creative and demonstrated a definite understanding of the importance of capturing and reusing rainwater.”
Devin T., a 4th grader in Mrs. Moody’s class has been selected as a winner of the Bonkers For Birds Art Contest. His winning drawing of a Barred Owl will be published in åÒBonkers for Birds, A Bird Book By Kids for KidsåÓ which serves as a field guide for the National Great Rivers Museum located in East Alton.