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Arkansas Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary
Essay and Poster Contests

The theme for both contests is the 2010 Soil Stewardship theme "Conservation Habits =Healthy Habitats." Information on this theme can be found at . The essay contest is only open to children or grandchildren of Arkansas district directors or employees of the district. They must be a 2010 graduating senior enrolling in college in 2010.

The essay must be 500 words or less. Please notify us if you have someone that plans on submitting an essay.

We must have them graded and the 1st place winner mailed to South Central C.D. Secretary in Louisiana postmarked no later than June 29th.

First place winner for 2009 received $500.00 and second place received $250.00. Both winners were children of district employees. Winners are submitted to South Central where they are eligible for a $300.00 scholarship.

The cutoff date to enter the essay contest is a June 25th postmark.

Mail the entry to:

Cliftena Williams
3933 S. Hwy 23
Ozark, AR 72949

Thanks to all of you for your help in making the essay and poster contest a success. Without your help it would not happen. Also thanks to AACD for your support.

Call 479-213-0080 if you need more information on either contest.

Cliftena Williams, President (
Alice Robison, Vice President
Betty King, Treasure
Faye Whittington, Secretary



The Arkansas Association of Conservation Districts
4004 McCain Blvd, Ste. 201-B
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116
Telephone (501) 904-5575