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Waco ISD students place in Waco Mammoth National Monument art contest

In partnership with The National Park Service, the Waco Mammoth National Monument sponsored an art contest to celebrate the 10th annual National Fossil Day, which was celebrated Wednesday, October 16, 2019, during Earth Science Week. The theme for this year's art contest was: “Extinct Giants and Survivors of the Last Ice Age." Local entries were judged by the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University, and local winners were then entered in the national contest.

Congratulations to these Waco ISD students whose entries placed at the local level!

artwork depicting wolf following bear
Mya Rodriguez, grade 4 - South Waco Elementary - teacher: Sigrid Whitford - 1st place, ages 8 and under

artwork depicting a mammoth
Natalie Rodriguez, grade 7 - Cesar Chavez Middle School - teacher: Bonnie Holmstrom - 1st place, ages 9-13

artwork depicting mammoth
Makyla Kirkpatrick, grade 8 - Cesar Chavez Middle School - teacher: Bonnie Holmstrom - 3rd place, ages 9-13

Mya Rodriguez with Sigrid Whitford
L to R: Mya Rodriguez, Ms. Whitford

Makyla and Natalie
L to R: Makyla Kirkpatrick, Natalie Rodriguez