Announcing the Water Trust Writing Contest Winners

We are excited to announce our Water Trust Writing Contest winners! We had over 60 fabulous entries and had a wonderful time reading each piece.

Adult winners:

  1. A New Beginning by Diane Falconer
  2. Canto Porque El Río Suena by Angélica Breña
  3. Renewal by Samuel Lewis

And our youth winners are:

  • A Little Creek by Olivia Hall (6th grade)
  • River Trip by Sadie McCraken (5th grade)
  • Colorado Rivers by Lucy McGlothan (3rd grade)

Honorable mention goes to:

  • 60% Water by Laura Belanger
  • A Yampa River Song by Maryanne Evans
  • The South Platte and Me by Travis Jimenez
  • First Date by Wendy Oliver
  • Where We Must Go by Shelli Rottschafer
  • Water’s Memory by George Wallace

And youth honorable mention goes to:

  • Living in the Colorado River by Pax Gregory (3rd grade)
  • Rafting Part 1 & 2 by Emily Thompson (5th grade)

Throughout May, we’ll be sharing the winning entries, as well as honorable mentions, on our blog.

Thank you to everyone who participated in our writing contest for sharing your writing and caring for Colorado’s rivers – you all are an inspiration! And big thank you to our wonderful judges for helping make the contest possible.