RJK students win awards for environmental artwork

Sixth-grade students Nina Whidbee, third from left, and Brianna Seaman, fourth from left in front, received awards for their artwork entered into the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s 33rd annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest. Mrs. Cherise Barasch, a teacher at RJK, entered their artwork into the contest, which is open to second through 12th grade students in New York City and east and west of Hudson watersheds. Students are invited to create original art and poetry that reflects an appreciation for our shared water resources.

A group of students stand holding awards in front of a backdrop showing water resources

Congratulations to Nina and Brianna!