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Your take: Nov. 24, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the National Garden Clubs Inc. give students the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of wildfire prevention and basic environmental conservation principles through original drawings of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl. The fourth-grade classes at Southland Academy entered this competition through the local Garden Club Chapter Town & Country, Leslie. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place posters will go on to be judged at the district level. Winners were as follows: Asa Baldwin, 1st place; Evelyn Fletcher, 2nd place; and Emory Webb, 3rd place. Honorable Mention recognition was awarded to Brooks Potter, Nikki Remollino, and Braylee Campbell. Shown top row are Evelyn Fletcher and Asa Baldwin; kneeling are Nikki Remollino, Braylee Campbell, and Brooks Potter. Emory Webb is not pictured.