Essex Region Conservation Authitory Earth Day Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the Essex Region Conservation Authitory Earth Day Contest! The winner from each category received a Windsor Crossing gift package and was honoured at the Tree Planting Celebrations in Windsor on April 24, 2016.
JK-Grade 1: Angela Zepeda, an SK from St. Christopher School, for her colourful drawing of a tree and how we should protect them.
Grade 2-3: Abby Cullion, a grade 2 from St. William School, for her picture and song about why she likes trees, and also the reminder that the best thing about them is you can always plant more!
Grade 4-6: Sumehra Amin, a grade 6 from Al Hijra Academy, for her detailed, personal, and well-rhymed poem on why rooting for trees is the way to go.
Grade 7-8: Sama Al-Ani, a grade 8 from Northwood School, for her descriptive account of their favourite childhood tree, and what’s at stake when we cut forests down.
High School: Sarah Newhouser, an 11th grader from Leamington District Secondary School, for her excellent story on just what makes trees so great.