Emily Richardon's award-winning painting

Revelstoke girl winner in forestry art contest

Revelstoke's Emily Richardson, 12, took first place in her age category in an art contest hosted by two forest professionals groups.

Revelstoke’s Emily Richardson took first place in her age category in an art contest hosted by the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and the Truck Loggers Association (TLA).

More than 870 children took part in the contest, which asked them to create a work of art showing what the forest means to them.

Emily, 12, won in the 9-12 age category for her painting of a fish leaping ou t of a creek that is snaking through a forest.

Emily and the other winners will have their work published in the ABCFP and TLA magazines and posted on the websites of both organizations. She will also receive a $50 gift certificate for Chapters.

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Age 4-5:

First place: Braeden McLachlan, 5, of Lac La Biche, Alta.

Runners-up: Cleo Furney, 5, of Port McNeill, B.C.; and Arianna Gill, 5, of Kelowna.

Age 6-8:

First place: Grace Miao, 8, of Richmond

Runners-up: Felix Barron, 8, of Nelson; and Austin Dubland, 8, of Armstrong, B.C.

Age 9-12:

First Place: Emily Richardson, 12, of Revelstoke.

Runners-up: Anna Xin, 11, and Jane Katili, 12, both of Coquitlam, B.C.

 

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