Art Competition Promotes Local Foods
By Amy Levendusky
Rusty Primo of Awak Elementary School won 1st Place in the World Food Day 2006 Art Competition, depicting the theme "How can you and your family promote local foods for ensuring food security?" Marvin Donre also from Awak took 2nd Place, followed by Kosaksy Phillip Jr. from Saladak Elementary for 3rd Place, and D.J. Martin from Nett Elementary for 4th Place.
There were a total of 19 entries from the 8th grade students attending Awak, Saladak, Nett, and Sapwalap Elementary Schools and the Calvary Christian Academy. All drawings entered were displayed at the Farmer's Fair World Food Day celebration held on Friday, October 20th, 2006. The winners were announced at the World Food Day ceremony and each was awarded a gift certificate for school supplies.
The World Food Day Committee would like to extend its appreciation to all the participating schools. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is thanked for funding the World Food Day 2006 Art Competition.