Endangered Species Art and Writing Contest Winners Announced

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TSAC 2022 Ages 10-12 1st Place Zoe Reeves

Local children were rewarded for their creativity and passion for endangered species at the Endangered Species Art and Writing Contest awards ceremony this week.

Over 500 local children from the Macarthur area took part in the competition which challenged participants to learn about an endangered plant or animal and portray it in a piece of art or a piece of creative writing.

Camden Mayor Cr Therese Fedeli said the entries were of high caliber and congratulated the winners.

“The Macarthur region is home to quite a unique environment, and it’s important that we help our children learn about our flora and fauna while using their creative flair,” said Cr Fedeli.

“The Endangered Species Art and Writing Contest continues to help educate our people, as they wow us with their creativity.”

“I would like to congratulate our winners and thank everyone who participated in this year’s contest.

Winners in each category include:

  • 5-6 years old – Muhammad Khan;
  • 7-9 years old – Xavier Rancon;
  • 10-12 years old – Zoe Reeves;
  • Overall winner of Waste to Art – Neil Bhardwaj;
  • Overall Creative Writing Winners – Amina Khan and Bella de Rooy; and
  • Winning Primary School – Harrington Park Primary School.

For more information about the environment in Camden, go to www.camden.nsw.gov.au/environment

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