|National Trust announces Wetlands Day winners|
|Thursday, 11 March 2010 22:00|
The Turks and Caicos National Trust recently announced the winners of the World Wetlands Day Art and Poetry Competition based on the theme “Caring for Wetlands: An Answer to Climate Change:”
1st Place: SamKelly Pierre (Enid Capron Primary School)
1st place: Renard Brown (Richmond Hill Preparatory School)
All winners received a free one-year Junior Membership with the National Trust, T-shirts, books, Iguana and TCI pins, TCNT water bottles, crayons and other art materials, and a certificate for the winning school.
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