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Category 1 (Ages 7-10) Theme:

If you could be an animal, which one would you be and why?

First Place Winner

“Daredevils of the Treetops”
Mara Bech

Second Place Winner

“Horse Power”
Emmeline Peltzer

Third Place Winner

“Dolphins of the Caribbean”
Hannah McCoy

Honorable Mentions

“My Life as a Dolphin”
Sylvan Cocco-Romano

“The Mighty Bald Eagle”
Jillian Burwell


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