The Visitor Education Center (VEC) received artwork from approximately 300 Mississippi students who participated in the 2017 North Mississippi Fish Hatchery Youth Art Contest. Congratulations to the first place winners, Christy Steen, Lisa Tran, Aubrey Holcomb, and Jordan Shoemaker! The contest was sponsored by the Foundation for Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.
Ages: 16 - 19
First Place: Christy A. Steen - "Alligator" (Acrylic)
Ages 12 - 15
First Place: Lisa N. Tran - "Growing Strong" (Graphite)
Ages: 8 - 11
First Place: Aubrey Holcomb - "Butterflies and Flowers" (Colored Pencil)
Ages: 5 - 7
First Place: Jordan D. Shoemaker - "Wood Duck" (Marker and Colored Pencil)
View all of the artwork from top finishers at: https://www.mdwfp.com/nmfh/educational-opportunities/2017-youth-art-winners/.
The VEC is part of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east off I-55. For more information regarding wildlife, fisheries, and parks in Mississippi, visit www.mdwfp.com or call (601) 432-2200. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/mdwfp or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDWFPonline.