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Youth Awards & Contests

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Youth Awards & Contests


2015 Youth Contests

Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest

·      Grades First-Fifth

·      Demonstrate through original drawings of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl, an understanding of wildfire prevention and conservation.

High School Essay Contest

·      Grades Nine-Twelve

·      In 600-700 words discuss the theme: “Today’s Choices Affect Tomorrow’s World.”

Poetry Contest

·      Grades Kindergarten-Nine, Special Ed,  ESL

·       Using Traditional Verse, Acrostics, Blank Verse, Cinquains, Diamond Poems, Limerick or Haiku, write about the theme “Good Stewards of our Earth.”

Youth Sculpture Contest

·      Grades Four-Eight

·      Sculpture using recyclable, reused, and reduced materials, creating around the theme “Saving our Planet and Keeping it Green.”

High School Distinguished Service Project Award

·      Grades 9-12

·      Outstanding civic project making a significant improvement for public benefit, e.g. environment, conservation, landscape, horticulture, recycling, horticulture therapy.

·      $100 will be awarded to the first place winner and $50 to the second place winner


Contest Rules: Deadline Dec. 19, 2015, MGC Youth Chair:  Peggy House, 10101 Lakeside Drive, Perrinton, MI 48871-9647; peggyannhouse@yahoo,com