Several were honored at the annual meeting of the Clark County Conservation District, held at the Extension Service facility on May 1.
Kenneth Segress and Anthony Childers were named Master Conservationists for their outstanding efforts in improving their farming operations through enahancing and maintaining soil and water resources. Larry Stewart was also named the 2007 Outstanding Cooperator.
In addition, recognition was given to the Conservation Art and Writing Contest winners. These winners were chosen from a total of 245 posters and 100 essays. The 2007 theme was "Kentucky's Wildlife." The contest is co-sponsored annually with the (Louisville) Courier-Journal, Kentucky Farm Bureau and Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts. County winners named for the writing contest were: Michael Dobbs, first place, GRCHS; Mary Kate Young, Winchester Christian Academy, second place; and Ryan Hunter, St. Agatha Academy, third place.
In the art contest, county winners were: Tyler Howard, Strode Station, first place; Johnna Scott, Shearer, second place; and McKenna Denham, Hannah McClure, third place.