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.”
Natalia Holcomb, a seventh-grade Forbush Middle School student in Lisa Belcher’s art class, was selected as the winner. Holcomb’s design will be featured on promotional items throughout the coming year. Brittany Wilson, 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.
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. Anyone interested in joining the Beautification Committee, should contact North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Yadkin County Center, located at 2051 Agricultural Way in Yadkinville at 336-679-2061.