Ensures Healthy, Productive, and Sustainable Forests

2022 Essay Contest

Congratulations to the 2022 Forest Products Essay Contest Winners!

Thank you to all students who participated and thank you to the teachers and parents that supported these students!

A panel of judges from the NCFA read and scored all essays using a rubric to select the winners.

On behalf of our sponsors, the North Carolina Forest Service and the North Carolina Sustainable Forestry Initiative State Implementation Committee, we are excited to announce the 2022 Forest Products Week Essay Contest Winners:

Elementary: Kristabel Mondragon Escobar, 5th Grade, Fuller Elementary School, Raleigh, NC

Middle School: Melissa Hernandez Rojas, 8th Grade, Hobbton Middle School, Newton Grove, NC

High School: Noah Kastner, 9th Grade, Clover Garden School, Burlington, NC