The Yadkin County Beautification Committee sponsors an annual art contest for Yadkin County students in grades seven and eight. The contest theme is “Let’s Keep Yadkin Clean and Green.”
Abigail Lydick, an eighth-grade Forbush Middle School student in Lisa Belcher’s art class, was selected as the winner. Abigail’s design will be featured on promotional items throughout the coming year. Anna Moore, a seventh-grade Forbush Middle School student also in Lisa Belcher’s art class, was selected as runner-up.
The student with the winning artwork received a $50 gift card, and the student’s teacher received a $50 gift card for classroom supplies. The runner-up received a $25 gift card, and all participants received a certificate of achievement.
The Yadkin County Beautification Committee sponsors a middle grades art contest each year to create awareness for the need to preserve and protect the environment and beautify the county. To join the Beautification Committee, contact North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Yadkin County Center, located at 209 E. Elm St. in downtown Yadkinville at 336-679-2061.