Jackson students win environmental contest

The Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District has announced the winners of its annual poster and essay contests.

Third- through sixth-grade students participated in the poster contest while the essay contest was open to sixth-grade students. About 200 students participated. This year’s theme was The Living Soil. The first-place poster winner advanced to the Area 1 contest in Waynesville, where they will compete against 15 other Soils and Water Conservation Districts of Area 1. 

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