Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The winners of this year’s Georgetown Soil and Water Conservation District recently annual essay contest. competition – receiving a certificate and cash prize – are Lane Phillips, the winner at Rosemary Middle School, Cindy Ciuba – the teacher who submitted the most essays, Tan’Asia Johnson – second place, Evan Grove the winner at Waccamaw Intermediate School and Conservation District commissioner Mickey Lankford.
The contest was open to all students in the sixth grade. The topic of the contest was “Dig Deeper – Mysteries in the Soil.”
The students’ essays investigated what is in the soil and the benefits from the soil. They researched what it tells about the past and the soil’s importance in our daily lives. Soil is called the “skin of the earth” and like our own skin, we can’t live without soil.