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Iowa Students Recognized for Iowa State-Fish Drawings

  • 5/17/2016 12:22:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources partnered with the Wildlife Forever® State-Fish Art® Contest to host an Iowa State-Fish Art Contest.

The State-Fish Art Contest uses art to ignite children’s imagination while teaching them about fish and fishing. Entries showcased students’ favorite Iowa fish in its natural habitat. All entries were original hand-done artwork. Winners were selected based on creative expression, originality, visual appeal, and artistic merit. 


Individual winners:

Grades K-3

1st Place – Anne S., Homeschool

2nd Place – Madalyn S., St Mary & Mathias Catholic School

3rd Place – Katarina W., Benton Community Schools


Grades 4-6

1st Place – Henri G., St Mary & Mathias Catholic School

2nd Place – Heidi E., Allamakee Community Schools

3rd Place – Elly V., West Marshall Community Schools


Grades 7-9

1st Place – Carmen A., Benton Community Schools

2nd Place – Clayton S., West Marshall Community Schools

3rd Place – Jaiden H., West Marshall Community Schools


Grades 10-12

1st Place – Gayeon C., Regina Catholic Education Center


Artists who placed first in their age group will be honored with the display of their artwork on the prestigious Wall of Fame during the Forrest L. Wood Cup bass world championship on August 5-7 in Huntsville, Alabama. Every participant will receive a Certificate of Recognition.