SWCD County Conservation Poster Contest Winners
Students from all of the Highland County Middle Schools were given an opportunity to design a poster with the theme “Healthy Soils Are Full of Life" The posters were created on paper grocery bags donated by Hillsboro Kroger’s. The top three poster winners from each school received a Highland SWCD cinch bag donated by the Highland Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). Each of the top school posters were then judged for the overall top four county poster winners, which received cash awards during the Highland SWCD’s 75th Annual Meeting October 18th located at the Good News Gathering in Hillsboro. The County posters cash awards are sponsored by the Highland County Farm Bureau.
>The 2017 County Conservation Poster contest winners are L-R: first place, Sydney Hamilton from Lynchburg-Clay, second place, Rachel Pegram from Hillsboro, third place, Caitlyn West from Lynchburg-Clay and fourth place, Hailey Phillips from Hillsboro. Lee Walker (R) is representing Highland Farm Bureau as the award sponsor.