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2016 Junior Duck Stamp Winning Entries

The 2016 South Carolina Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) art competition results are in. The talent and hard work produced by these K-12 students and their teachers is overwhelming. A big thank you to everyone across the state who participated in this year’s contest. And thank you to SC Ducks Unlimited, the SC JDS sponsor – we could not continue this successful and important program without your support.

And congratulations to Stephanie Branton from Oak Street Academy in Conway, SC, for being chosen as the 2016 SC Junior Duck Stamp Best of Show.

2016 Best of Show, Group 4, Age 17_Branton, Stephanie_Oak St Academy_Conway SC

2016 Best of Show by Stephanie Branton
Age 17, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC

Announcing the 2016 SC Junior Duck Stamp Winning Entries

BEST OF SHOW
Stephanie Branton – age 17, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC

GROUP I (Grades K-3)     
1st     
Taylor Mae Brown – age 6, Brown Home Education Conway, SC
Ellison Newman – age 9, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Grey  Newman – age – age 7,, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

2nd     
Angela Arias – age 9, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Quinn Enloe – age 8, Vine & Branches Home Educators Little River , SC
Addison Carpenter – age – age 7,, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

3rd     
Abhirami Balachandran 6 Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Samuel Bowman – age 9, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Colt Stanley – age 8, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

Honorable Mention     
Cesar Aguilar – age 9, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Amara Barber – age 7, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Aimee Coffey – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Valeria Espino-Gutierrez – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Wyatt Johnson – age 7, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Carson Jordan – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Jayden Lora – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Isaiah Metz – age 7, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
William Pirozzi – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Jasmine Rodriguez-Morales – age 7, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Shelby Romero – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Brooklyn Shadoan – age 9, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Robert Solomon – age 9, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Hunter Thornal – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Areli Valederas – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Terrance Wideman – age 8, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC

GROUP II (Grades 4-6)
1st     
Kate Bartlett – age 10, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Sailor Rearden – age 10, St. Michael Catholic School Murrell’s Inlet , SC
Meredith Rogers – age – age 11, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

2nd
Abby Brock – age 11, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC
Christian Jung – age 12, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Caleb Miller – age 11, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

3rd
Ella Kannon – age 15, Spartanburg High School Spartanburg , SC
Vanessa Palisin – age 11, Palmetto Academy of Learning & Success, Myrtle Beach, SC
Tabby Perry – age 10, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC

Honorable Mention
Amrithaa Balachandran – age 9, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Meena Balachandran – age 10, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Davey Brown – age 11, Vine & Branches Home Educators Longs , SC
Charlie Caughman – age 11, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Ella Enloe – age 11, Vine & Branches Home Educators Little River , SC
Caroline Floyd – age 12, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Chase Hoffman – age 10, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Beau McDowell – age 11, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Millie Morris – age 10, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Autumn  Osteen – age 10, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Garrison Powell – age 9, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Hailee Robinson – age 11, Waccamaw Elementary, Conway, SC
Caroline Roland – age 9, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Gracie Roland – age 11, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Harley Sandifer – age 11, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Brenna Ullrey – age 9, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC


GROUP III (Grades 7-9)     

1st     
Reagan Brown – age 13, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Grace Moore – age 13, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Kieran Ullrey – age 14, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

2nd
Star Ergle – age 14, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Chloe Smith – age 12, Thomas Cario Middle School, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Moises Sorcia – age 15, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC

3rd
Cage Mitchell – age 14, Atheneum North, Myrtle Beach, SC
Natalie Sawyer – age 14, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Justin Williams – age 14, James Island Charter High School, Charleston, SC

Honorable Mention
Wyatt Dolittle – age 14, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Ellen Emge – age 14, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Elizabeth Glendinning – age 12, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC
Morgan Goldman – age 15, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Anne Gregory Horton – age 13, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Rachel Jackson – age 13, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Wilman Monzon – age 14, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Catherine Murphy – age 12, St. Michael Catholic School, Garden City, SC
Ashley Priole – age 14, James Island Charter High, James Island, SC
James Sandifer – age 14, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Madeleine Steinhauer – age 13, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Devaney Ullrey – age 12, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC
Emily Walters – age 13, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Abby Warburton – age 14, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Kenley Watts – age 13, Vine & Branches Home Educators, Longs, SC
Sylvia Zaragoza – age 14, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC


GROUP IV (Grades 10-12)     

1st     
Carleton Boyd – age 15, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC
Stephanie Branton – age 17, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC
Walker Todd – age 16, Socastee High School, Myrtle Beach, SC

2nd     
Jorge Feria de Lacruz – age 16, Cane Bay High, Summerville, SC
Kaitlyn Frost – age 17, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC
Caroline Rogers – age 18, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

3rd
Dorothy Hite – age 17, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Andrew Manasas – age 17, Spartanburg High School Spartanburg, SC
Jacob  Smith – age 17, Spartanburg High School Spartanburg, SC

Honorable Mention
Abby Altman – age 15, Oak Street Academy, Conway, SC
Hannah Booze – age 15, James Island Charter High, James Island, SC
Destinnee Chatman – age 17, Cane Bay High, Summerville, SC
Destiny Denue – age 15, James Island Charter High James Island  , SC
Savanna Fiegl – age 16, Socastee High School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Jonathan Fowlkes – age 15, Socastee High School, Myrtle Beach, SC
Jalen Jennings – age 15, James Island Charter High James Island, SC
Ava Kronberg – age 15, Socastee High School, Myrtle Beach, SC
My’Asia McCollum – age 17, Cane Bay High, Summerville, SC
Jamal Monroe – age 15, Cane Bay High, Summerville, SC
Ashlynn Moseley – age 15, James Island Charter High, James Island, SC
Austin North – age 17, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Levya Rafael – age 16, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Cade Rodger – age 16, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC
Marc Smits – age 18, Cane Bay High, Summerville, SC
Slayter Waters – age 16, Saluda High School, Saluda, SC

2016 CONSERVATION MESSAGE WINNERS

GROUP I (Grades K-3)
We need to keep this duck’s environment safe so we can always enjoy him.
Colt Stanley – age 8, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

Clean up your muck! Protect the duck!
Grey Newman – age 7, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

Don’t let the duck swim in the muck. Clean up the yuck.
Taylor Mae Brown – age 6, Brown Home Education, Conway, SC

Save the habitat of our ducks. They’re not protected just by luck.
Quinn Enloe – age 8, Vine & Branches Home Educators, Little River, SC

GROUP II (Grades 4-6)     

If we save the wildlife we would be saving many animals from extinction.
Caroline Floyd – age 12, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC

I love the outdoors and watching ducks, fish, and crabs, and others so it needs to be protected.
Kelly Hatch – age 10, The Hatch School, York, SC

Conservation is important to me because I like to see the colorful creatures.
Christian Jung – age 12, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

Let’s work together so the ducks have a great home.
Chase Hoffman – age 10, Calvary Christian School, Myrtle Beach, SC

GROUP III (Grades 7-9)     

Take time out to learn what conservation is all about!
Meredith Rogers – age 11, Michael’s Masterpieces, Sumter, SC

Everything in life has a choice, but not everything has a voice.
Kenley Watts – age 13, Vine & Branches Home Educators, Longs, SC

It is import to keep wetlands clean because if we don’t we won’t be able to do the things we do now like art, write and even just look at wildlife.
Abby Warburton – age 14, Palmetto Christian Academy, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Saving our environment is winning the lottery- its valuable, rich and amazing.
Chloe Smith – age 12, Thomas Cario Middle School, Mt. Pleasant, SC

GROUP IV (Grades 10-12)     

Conservation of North American duck species is essential to maintain of our wetland ecosystems.
Cassidy Mulligan – age 17, Aiken High School, Aiken, SC

I love the wetlands, and all animals. I am determined to conserve them.
Madison Eldredge – age 18, James Island Charter High, James Island, SC

It’s important to conserve wildlife to save it for young generations.
Destinnee Chatman – age 17, Cane Bay High, Summerville, SC

You can’t predict the paths of wildlife without conservation.
Keunica Byrd – age 16, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC

 

See all the entries here . . .

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