Ensures Healthy, Productive, and Sustainable Forests

2018 Forest Products Essay Contest Winners

In its second year, the NCFA Forest Products Week Essay Contest hit a new goal, and reached over 1500 students across the state! The Association received over 106 school submissions. Students from Cherokee County to Dare County participated in our contest, and engaged in sustainable forestry topics and writing prompts. Thank you to all who participated, and to the teachers and parents that supported these students.

A panel of forestry professionals from the N.C. Forest Service and the N.C. Forestry Association served as readers to help select the winning essays. Choosing one winner was quite difficult with so many great submissions.

On behalf of our sponsors, we are excited to announce the following winners:

Elementary School: Evelyn Kinninger from Marion, NC
Middle School: Giada Tiani from Hillsborough, NC
High School: Sydney Lyons from Trinity, NC

Congratulations to our winners. You can read their essays by clicking on their name.