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2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest 

The regional judging panels have each picked their winners for the North, Central, and South Regions and these have been ranked according to final votes cast by the Indiana Urban Forest Council's Board of Directors and their assigns. We now give you are 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place State Winners! CONGRATULATIONS! Check out our Facebook page for more Arbor Day Poster Fun! 

2014​ State Winners:

1ST PLACE: Osighe Akpeokhai and his teacher, Laura Salee, of Andrew J. Brown Academy of Indianapolis, IN

2ND PLACE: Haleigh Wright and her teacher, Abby Dorgan, of Kouts Elementary School in Kouts, IN


3RD PLACE: Kendle Richards and her teacher, Michelle Hardwick, of Unionville Elementary School in Unionville, IN

*Prizes for all winners will be processed after the conclusion of the “Runners-up (Fan's Favorite) voting round on Facebook. Best wishes to all contestants!

Please also note that prizes will not be duplicated, if a Top 3 winning teacher has other student(s) winning in either the Top 3 State Winners or the “Runners-up” round.

Statewide Contest Winners:

1ST PLACE: Osighe Akpeokhai and his teacher, Laura Salee of Andrew J. Brown Academy of Indianapolis, IN!

1st Place Student Award: A $200 Walmart Gift Card, a $50 Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Gift Certificate, a “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?” booklet, and an Arbor Rangers™ ceramic mug!

1st Place Teacher Award: A $100 Walmart Gift Card, a $50 Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Gift Certificate, a 1-yr complimentary IUFC Membership, a 1-yr Arbor Day Foundation Membership (including 10 free tree saplings and 164-page color field guide), a Morton Arboretum Tree-tagging Kit (with tagging activity instructions on how to calculate the value of trees and 10 large tree tags), a “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?” booklet, and an Arbor Rangers™ ceramic mug!

 2ND PLACE: Haleigh Wright and her teacher, Abby Dorgan, of Kouts Elementary School in Kouts, IN!

2nd Place Student Award: A $100 Walmart Gift Card, a $50 Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Gift Certificate, a “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?” booklet, and an Arbor Rangers™ ceramic mug!

2nd Place Teacher Award: A $75 Walmart Gift Card, a $50 Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Gift Certificate, a 1-yr complimentary IUFC Membership, a 1-yr Arbor Day Foundation Membership (including 10 free tree saplings and 164-page color field guide), a Morton Arboretum Tree-tagging Kit (with tagging activity instructions on how to calculate the value of trees and 10 large tree tags), a “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?” booklet, and an Arbor Rangers™ ceramic mug!

 3RD PLACE: Kendle Richards and her teacher, Michelle Hardwick, of Unionville Elementary School in Unionville, IN!

3rd Place Student Award: A $60 Walmart Gift Card, a $50 Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Gift Certificate, a “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?” booklet, and an Arbor Rangers™ ceramic mug!

3rd Place Teacher Award: A $50 Walmart Gift Card, a $50 Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Gift Certificate, a 1-yr complimentary IUFC Membership, a 1-yr Arbor Day Foundation Membership (including 10 free tree saplings and 164-page color field guide), a Morton Arboretum Tree-tagging Kit (with tagging activity instructions on how to calculate the value of trees and 10 large tree tags), a “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?” booklet, and an Arbor Rangers™ ceramic mug!

Runners-up Round

Here are the final results to this year's IUFC Arbor Day Poster Contest "Runners-up" Round. We received a total of 851 votes!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TOP 3 "RUNNERS-UP" WINNERS!

1.     Paige Jones (Lydia Weber)

2.     Ethan Campbell (Jean Schmeltzer)

3.     Breanna Cory (Danielle Eccles)

THANK YOU! to everyone for your participation in this year's contest and hope to see you and your new students for the 2015 contest!

 

 
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The Tree Steward program focuses on a broad range of topics related to the urban forestry discipline. Courses are generally held every three months in all regions of the state.
 
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