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Writing Contest

 

pencilTHE ECOSEEKERS' WRITING CONTEST WINNERS!

We are delighted to announce the winners of the "My Land, Your Land: Public lands writing contest for children and young adults." We received stories from all over the country, and we were impressed with the high caliber of each essay. Winners were selected based on craft, the incorporation of public lands and nature, and grade level. Click on the title of each winning essay to download and read.

 

FIRST PLACE:

Nicole Kazakevich
(Grade 7, Staten Island)
Southern Magnolia

Elizabeth Skelton
(Grade 9, Washington D.C.)
Nature Sanctuary Near the Nation's Capital

 

SECOND PLACE:

Nadia Vieira Chekan
(Grade 4, New Jersey)
Pyramid Mountain Experiences, Montville, New Jersey

Matthew Tommasi
(Grade 7, Staten Island)
EcoSeekers Essay/Parrot Island

Honorable Mentions and Excerpts