Art & Writing Contest

Jim Claypool Art & Conservation Writing Contests

The Jefferson County Conservation District would like to invite you to participate in the Annual Art and Writing Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts!  

The topic for this year is “Exploring Kentucky’s Mighty Oaks”. The contest is open to all students in school Jefferson County, this includes public, private, and home schools. The art contest is for students in grades 1st-5th and the writing contest is for students in grades 6th -12th. A monetary award will be given to the winner in each contest. The deadline for entries is December 1st.

To learn more about the contest please contact our Environmental Educator, Erin James, at wildcommonwealth@outlook.com. A monetary award will be given to the winner in each contest. We can’t wait to see how your kids express their excitement for the trees in our community!

2019 Art Winners

1st: Ava McDowell, 5th grade, St. Martha Catholic School  

2nd: Forest Faversham, 3rd grade, Chenoweth Elementary  

3rd: Riley Cravens, 4th grade, Dunn Elementary  

2019 Writing Winners

1st: Audrey Balas, 10th grade, Ballard High School
The Unknown Truth of Monarchs

2nd: Agnes Boyer, 6th grade, St. Agnes School
Monarch Butterflies

3rd: Emma Baxter, 8th grade, St. Nicholas Academy
Things That Fly

Contest theme and details are typically announced in late Fall.
Winners are announced in January.