Student Wins 2nd in National Art/Poetry Contest
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Concord Elementary first-grader Daniel Crouse has won second place in national illustrated poem contest associated with Earth Day.
The American Chemical Society sponsored the "Chemists Celebrate Earth Day" 2014 Illustrated Poem Contest, which is a community-based annual event that takes place on or around
April 22 each year.
As part of the
CCED 2014 celebration, students from grades K-12 were invited to share
their interpretation of this year's theme, “The Wonders of Water”, in
the form of illustrated poems. Winners at the local section level
qualified for the national contest. At the national
level, first- and second-place prizes were awarded in four categories.
CCED unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools,
and individuals in communicating the positive role of chemistry and
raising environmental awareness.
Click on the photos to see his artwork and read his poem.