Currantly, 8 elementary schools participate in the Smokey Bear/ Woodsy Owl Poster and Poetry Contest. In addition, Hampton High School takes part in an essay contest. All candidates receive a certificate of participation from IGC. Student Entries that go to State for further judging receive certificates at the State, National or RegionaL levels for prize-winning submissions. IGC Sponsorships for the Poetry and Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster contest began in 1996 while the High School contest was ititiated in 2006.
Chris Hawthorn and Barb Oswald are the "dedicated, hardworking" Chair Persons.
As you can see this is a labor of "love" It means a lot to the students and their parents. The gals take a few breaks so it isn't all "work" and the posters on the home page were done by two 5th graders. They shall remain nameless for now but we will keep you posted on the outcome.