Statewide Fish Art Contest Winners for K-12

Texas Kindergarten through 12th grade students competed in an art contest that was put on by "The Art of Conservation" group to encourage kids to get involved in conservation efforts. They were ask to create a work of art containing any of the freshwater fish that inhabit our state. Grade 4 and above were also ask to turn in an essay on their particular fish. They were suppose to include any conservation efforts that may be occurring with their fish species in Texas.

The judges were the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens. The entries were broken up into the judging groups, Kindergarten through 3rd grade, 4th-6th, Middle School and High School. The winners are below:

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade Winner

3rd Grade Winner






4th Grade - 6th Grade Winner

winner 4-6






Middle School Winner

Winner 7-9






High School Winner

Winner 10-12






Each participant got an artificial fishing lure and a certificate. To view all the winners...Click Here