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CMS, CHS students win conservation art awards

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently won awards for their entries in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual art and writing contest.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have participated in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests for many years.

 

Sponsors are the Kentucky Division of Conservation, Kentucky Farm Bureau and local conservation districts. The contest is open to all students in Taylor County.

 

The writing contest is open to students in sixth grade through high school seniors. The art contest includes students in kindergarten through fifth grades.

 

Classroom winners are chosen, as are school, county and state winners.

 

CMS art winners are fifth-graders Karlie Cox, Ava Hughes and Lillee Byrne, who are classroom winners. Byrne was also the overall winner for her school.

 

Donna White, who is her teacher, receives $50 for classroom supplies.

 

CMS writing winners are sixth-grader Konner Forbis and seventh-graders Riley Rainwater, Savannah Gumm, Grant Lawson and Adin Hunt, who are all classroom winners. Hunt was the overall winner for his school and county runner-up. Gumm was the second-place winner for her school, and Rainwater was third.

 

Steven Gumm, who is Hunt’s teacher, receives $50 for classroom supplies.

 

CHS sophomore Brandon Greer was a classroom and school winner in the writing contest.

 

Ben Davis, who is Greer’s teacher, receives $50 for classroom supplies.

 

Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith and Linda Russell, district administrative secretary, recently presented the awards.

 

CMS art winners are, from left, fifth-graders Karlie Cox, Ava Hughes and Lillee Byrne, who are classroom winners, and Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith. Byrne was also the overall winner for her school.

CMS art winners are, from left, fifth-graders Karlie Cox, Ava Hughes and Lillee Byrne, who are classroom winners, and Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith. Byrne was also the overall winner for her school.

 

CMS writing winners are, from left, seventh-graders Riley Rainwater, Savannah Gumm and Adin Hunt, sixth-grader Konner Forbis and seventh-grader Grant Lawson, who are all classroom winners. In back are Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith and Steven Gumm, who is Hunt’s teacher. Hunt was the overall winner for his school and county runner-up. Savannah Gumm was the second-place winner for her school, and Rainwater was third.

CMS writing winners are, from left, seventh-graders Riley Rainwater, Savannah Gumm and Adin Hunt, sixth-grader Konner Forbis and seventh-grader Grant Lawson, who are all classroom winners. In back are Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith and Steven Gumm, who is Hunt’s teacher. Hunt was the overall winner for his school and county runner-up. Savannah Gumm was the second-place winner for her school, and Rainwater was third.

 

Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith gives CMS fifth-grade teacher Donna White a $50 prize for her student Lillee Byrne being the overall CMS art contest winner.

Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith gives CMS fifth-grade teacher Donna White a $50 prize for her student Lillee Byrne being the overall CMS art contest winner.

 

CHS sophomore Brandon Greer, at right, won the writing contest for his school and received his awards from Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith, center. Greer’s teacher Ben Davis, at left, won a $50 prize.

CHS sophomore Brandon Greer, at right, won the writing contest for his school and received his awards from Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith, center. Greer’s teacher Ben Davis, at left, won a $50 prize.





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