Statewide winners in the four grade divisions included:
- 1st place: Rebekkah Carpenter, Tiftarea Academy, Chula, Ga.
- 2nd place: Isabell Adair, Centralhatchee Elementary, Franklin, Ga.
- 3rd place: Emily Israels, Pate's Creek Elementary, Stockbridge, Ga.
- 1st place: Jordan Sullivan, Dacula Academy, Dacula, Ga.
- 2nd place: Sybille Foucart, St. Joseph Catholic School, Athens, Ga.
- 3rd place: Ethan Cochran, Maranatha Christian Academy, Oakwood, Ga.
- 1st place: Mattie Allen, East Newton Elementary, Covington, Ga.
- 2nd place: Sarah Grace Rogers, Ephesus Elementary, Roopville, Ga.
- 3rd place: Christa Anderson, Royston Elementary, Royston, Ga.
- 1st place: Elxus Spradlin, Heard County Elementary, Franklin, Ga.
- 2nd place: Willie Taylor, Bleckley Elementary, Cochran, Ga.
- 3rd place: Max Gilbert, Old Peachtree Montessori, Auburn, Ga.
2010 poster contest sponsors include the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia and The Environmental Resources Network Inc. (TERN).
For more information on the annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest, visit www.georgiawildlife.com or www.uga.edu/botgarden, or contact the Wildlife Resources Division’s Nongame Conservation Section at 116 Rum Creek Drive, Forsyth, Ga. 31029, (478) 994-1438.
Georgians can support important conservation, recreation and education efforts like the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest as well as other conservation programs for Georgia’s nongame wildlife by purchasing a nongame wildlife license plate for their vehicles or by donating to the Georgia Wildlife Conservation Fund state income tax checkoff.