2014 Arbor Day Photo Contest Winners
The winners of the 2014 North Carolina Arbor Day Photo Contest, "Young and Old", have been selected. The Grand Prize winner is Rose Rossell, an eleventh grade student at North Buncombe High School in Weaverville. The First Place winner in the 5th-8th grade category is Tyterrica Graham, a fifth grade student at Parkview Village Elementary School in High Point, and the First Place winner in the 9th-12th grade category is Lacey McCulloch, an eleventh grade student at Union Pines High School in Cameron. Elizabeth Ward, a seventh grade student at Hardin Park School in Boone, and Raymond Bellamy, a twelfth grade student at William Amos Hough High School in Cornelius, received Honorable Mentions in their respective categories.
The winners were honored and presented with their prizes during an Arbor Day celebration on March 22, 2014 at the North Carolina State Farmers Market in Raleigh. The North Carolina Urban Forest Council sponsored the cash prizes for the winning students. Reems Creek Nursery in Weaverville, Price Nursery in High Point and Th’Farm Nursery in Carthage generously donated trees to each of the winners.
The Youngest Tree by Rose Rossell
First Place, 5th-8th Grade
Young and Old Intercept on a Common Path by Tyterrica Graham
Honorable Mention, 5th-8th Grade
New Beginnings by Elizabeth Ward
First Place, 9th-12th Grade
The Sapling and the Climbing by Lacey McCulloch
Honorable Mention, 9th-12th Grade
Bare by Raymond Bellamy