The Wallingford Garden Club recently hosted a poster contest as offered by the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut. Information regarding the contest was made available at the Wallingford Public Library and was sent to all elementary schools.
The contest was open to all first through fifth grade Wallingford students. Media such as crayons, markers, colored pencils and watercolors along with paper was provided by the Wallingford Garden Club.
Among the 15 posters submitted, three were chosen as first place winners and were sent to the next judges at the state level.
Winners are: Avery Quiello, First Grade, Home Schooled; Catherine Jones, Third Grade, Pond Hill Elementary, and Shivani Gade, Fifth Grade, Mary B. Fritz Elementary.
Congratulations to our winners and to all the other students who participated. Everyone was awarded a certificate of participation. Winners were also awarded a book about recycling.
The Wallingford Garden Club is a member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, and the New England Carden Club, Inc. It is also a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.