SCRANTON — A fifth grade student from Abington Heights Middle earned third place in Pennsylvania American Water’s 14th Annual Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest. The company received nearly 600 entries from fourth, fifth and sixth graders across the commonwealth.
Pennsylvania American Water announced the contest winners as part of National Drinking Water Week, which runs May 1-7.
Madelyn Pardue earned third place for eastern Pennsylvania for her artwork depicting forest wildlife and a lake to remind us all to “Save The Watersheds.”
The statewide grand prize winner is Sanaa Amanullah, a sixth-grade student from Spring-Ford School District in Montgomery County. Her artwork will be featured on “bloomer cards” and distributed across the state by Pennsylvania American Water. Bloomers are seed-filled cards that, when planted and tended, produce a variety of wildflowers. Amanullah’s classmate, Hayley Roberts, earned second place for the east.