Arbor Day Poster and Poetry Contest Winners Named

NEBRASKA CITY – Winners of the annual poster contest were announced at Friday’s children’s program at Arbor Lodge.

Kindergarten: Lizzie Walton (Lourdes Central Catholic – Mrs. Kreifels, teacher)

1st Grade: Nira Hayes (Northside Elementary – Mrs. Anderson, teacher)

2nd Grade:  Journey Cook (Northside Elementary – Mrs. Fedoris, teacher)

3rd Grade:  Gael Bernal Ruiz (Hayward Elementary – Ms. Wilson, teacher)

4th Grade:  Seren Esser (Lourdes Central Catholic – Mrs. Dorman, teacher)

5th Grade:  Sarah Gygi (Lourdes Central Catholic – Mrs. Box, teacher)

Artists at the Kimmel-Harding-Nelson Center for the Arts selected the winners from hundreds of entries from kindergarten through sixth grade.

Poetry contest winners are Tristan Kingery, Sidney Moyer and Baylor Lee for the sixth grade and Madison Hoyle, Caleb Poggemeyer and Brittian Smart in the eighth grade.


6th Grade

Honorable Mention – Ellie McAlexander (Lourdes Central Catholic – Mrs. Thomas, teacher)

  1. Baylor Lee (Lourdes Central Catholic – Mrs. Thomas, teacher)
  2. Sidney Moyer (Nebraska City Middle School – NCMS – Mrs. Rosane, teacher)
  3. Tristan Kingery (NCMS – Mrs. Rosane, teacher)

8th Grade

Honorable Mention – Braydon Thornton (NCMS – Mrs. Sjulin, teacher)

  1. Brittian Smart (NCMS – Mrs. Sjulin, teacher)
  2. Caleb Poggemeyer (NCMS – Mrs. Sjulin, teacher)
  3. Madison Hoyle (NCMS – Mrs. Sjulin, teacher)



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