Poster contest state winners

Bladen Soil and Water Conservation District recently announced the winners at the state level of the 2016 poster contest for Bladen County academy, primary, elementary and middle school students.

This year’s theme was “We All Live in a Watershed.” The following students won the District and Area 7 level competitions before advancing to state-level competition:

— Sixth Grade — first place, Sydney Gardner, Clarkton School of Discovery

— Third Grade — first place, Chandler Bordeaux, Elizabethtown Christian Academy