|1st place Grades 4-6|
The State-Fish Art Contest uses art to ignite children’s imagination while teaching them about fish and fishing. Entries showcased students’ favorite Iowa fish in its natural habitat. All entries were original hand-drawn artwork. Winners were selected based on portrayal of theme, creative expression, originality, visual appeal, and artistic merit.
1st Place – Emma F., Homeschool
2nd Place – Jonah V., Homeschool
3rd Place – Carley F., Adair-Casey Community Schools
1st Place – Benjamin S., Homeschool
2nd Place – Nathan P., Mid-Prairie Home School Assistance Program
1st Place – Helen H., Ames Community Schools
2nd Place – Gretchen M., North Polk Community Schools
3rd Place – Carmen A., Benton Community Schools
1st Place – Hunter F., Twin Cedars Community Schools
|1st place Grades 10-12|
Artists who placed first in their age group are invited, along with their families, to attend the 17th Annual State-Fish Art Expo held in conjunction with FLW during the Forrest L. Wood Cup bass world championship on August 21-22 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Every participant received a Certificate of Recognition. Winning entries will be displayed during the Iowa State Fair at the DNR building.