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Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival

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2016 Best of Show
Shorebird Festival Poster Contest

Congratulations to Isaiah Johnson, a 4th grader at Cosmopolis Elementary School.
His mixed medium art of Sanderlings entitled “Searching" won Best in Show.

2016 Poster Contest Information

Grays Harbor County students, grades 1-6, design Shorebird Festival Posters for competition. Five judges select from each grade a 1st-3rd place and two honorable mention winners. A "Best of Show" is chosen from among the first place winners in each grade. All winning posters are displayed and awards are given during the Shorebird Festival. Everyone is welcome to attend the Poster Contest Awards Ceremony held at Hoquiam High School on Saturday May 7, 2016 starting at 11am.

Schools Participating = 8
A.J. West, Beacon, Central, Cosmopolis, Elma, Lincoln, North River, and St. Mary's School

Number of Teachers Participating = 26

Number of Student Entries = 353
Grade 1 = 45
Grade 2 = 60
Grade 3 = 109
Grade 4 = 63
Grade 5 = 38
Grade 6 = 38

Judges
Glynnis Nakai
Refuge Manager, Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

Judy Taylor
Local Artist, birder

Jude Armstrong
Member of Grays Harbor Audubon Society, Artist, Volunteer at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

Art Pavey
Birder, Refuge Volunteer at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

Terri Small
Local Graphic Artist

List of Winners

FIRST GRADE

Congratulations to Tieander Olson of Beacon Elementary School.
Her picture of a Black-bellied Plover entitled "The Bird That Was Lost" won first place for first grade.

PLACE NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
1st Place Tieander Olson Mrs. Parker Beacon
2nd Place Thor Barnes Mrs. Craig Beacon
3rd Place Austin Mattox Mrs. Craig Beacon
Honorable Mention Karlee Watson Mrs. Craig Beacon
Honorable Mention Luis Flores Mrs. Parker Beacon


SECOND GRADE

Congratulations to Lily Leonard of Lincoln Elementary School in Hoquiam.
Her picture of a Short-billed Dowitcher entitled "An Eating Bird" won first place for second grade.

PLACE NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
1st Place Lily Leonard Mrs. Dayton Lincoln
2nd Place Kelley Roberts Mrs. Blundred Lincoln
3rd Place Kacee Kruger Mrs. Prato Lincoln
Honorable Mention Joey Reichert Mrs. Dayton Lincoln
Honorable Mention Brittney Bergsma Mrs. Blundred Lincoln


THIRD GRADE


Congratulations to Brayden Howe of Cosmopolis Elementary School.
His picture of Semi-palmated Plovers entitled "Birds in a Storm" won first place for third grade.

PLACE NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
1st Place Brayden Howe Judi Lohr Cosmopolis
2nd Place A.J. Young Mrs. Moir Lincoln
3rd Place Faith Kohn Mrs. Fabini Lincoln
Honorable Mention Nellie Holder Judi Lohr Cosmopolis
Honorable Mention Andrew McGuire Mrs. Fabini Lincoln


FOURTH GRADE

Congratulations to Isaiah Johnson at Cosmopolis Elementary School.
His mixed medium art of Sanderlings entitled “Searching" won first place for fourth grade and Best in Show.

PLACE NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
1st Place Isaiah Johnson Judi Lohr Cosmopolis
2nd Place Jordyn Foley Judi Lohr Cosmopolis
3rd Place Kristina Goulet Ms. Hyde Central
Honorable Mention Yovanna Farias Serrato Ms. Tucker Central
Honorable Mention Eva Jump Ms. Tucker Central


FIFTH GRADE

Congratulations to Kaleb Maurer of St. Mary's School in Aberdeen.
His picture of a Killder entitled "Little Bird" won first place fifth grade.

PLACE NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
1st Place Kaleb Maurer Ms. Roberts St. Mary's School
2nd Place Payton Abujen Ms. Beyer Central
3rd Place Natasha Babbitt Mrs. Wilson Cosmopolis
Honorable Mention Kali Rapier Mrs. Wilson Cosmopolis
Honorable Mention Tyler Caskey Mrs. Wilson Cosmopolis


SIXTH GRADE

Congratulations to Austin Wakefield A.J. West Elemantary School in Aberdeen.
Her picture of Semi-palmated Plover entitled "Semi-palmated Plover" won first place for sixth grade.

PLACE NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
1st Place Austin Wakefield Miss. Floch A.J. West
2nd Place Mya Biery Mrs. Roberts St. Mary's
3rd Place Ellie Winkelman Ms. Roberts St. Mary's
Honorable Mention Alex Paniagua  Mrs. Roberts St. Mary's
Honorable Mention Lydia Le Vering Miss. Floch A.J. West

 

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