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2011 Rachel Carson Contest Finalists

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EPA's Aging Initiative, Generations United, and the Rachel Carson Council, Inc. are pleased to present the finalists for the fourth annual intergenerational dance, photo, essay, and poetry Sense of Wonder contest. All entries were created by an intergenerational team.


PHOTOS
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Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Saad age 17 and
Patrick age 63
Nancy age 43 and
Lauren age 15
Charles age 16,
Michael age 28 and
Kristi age 40
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Graciela age 10 and
Cathy age 50
Lyndsey age 16,
Ashley age 25 and
Carl age 63
Mary age 72 and
Tyler age 23
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Rachel Carson Contest - Photography
Julie age 52 and
Megan age 16
Hunter age 9,
Sheila age 70 and
Kenneth age 73
Lora age 57 and
Kristina age 24

Previous Winners

2012 Contest

2011 Contest

2010 Contest

2009 Contest

2008 Contest

2007 Contest

ESSAYS
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Title

POETRY
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Title
Nature Haikius - Alexis age 17, Elizabeth age 28
Untitled - Kyle age 17, Elizabeth age 28
Dreaming of Green - Rachel age 17 and Noni age 50
Half-Hidden Light - Clare age 11 and Juliet age 47

MIXED MEDIA
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Title
A Ten Horse Tale - Pete age 58, Skylar age 8
Bustling Mother Nature - Constance age 73, Gayle age 56
Rainbow - Cheryl age 65, Mary age 93, Danielle age 34, Barb age 58
Bringing the Outdoors Inside - Eudice 92, Hannah 66
Over in the Grassland - Jesse & Quillyn - All students are 5th and 6th graders (11-12 years old)
Deciduous Forest - Emma & Isabel - All students are 5th and 6th graders (11-12 years old)
Remarkable Rainforest - Ben & Gloria - All students are 5th and 6th graders (11-12 years old)
Here in the Desert - Hannah & Eli - All students are 5th and 6th graders (11-12 years old)
Nature Thoughts - Elaine, Lucy, Marvin, Trena, John, Helen, Darlyn, Rosa, Wilbur, Maxine, Derwood, Carol, Doris, Paul, Kenneth, Marvin, Henry, Lynn, Laura ages 2-65
Sharing - Linda age 58, Nicole age 36, Meghan age 6
Ben and Gramma's Sense of Wonder - Ben age 8 and Cathy age 57
Natural Life - Carol 44, Judy 70, Elisa 45, Christine 41, Cathy 47, Cari 8, Christopher 8, CJ 8, Colin 6, Emma 7, Grace 6, Jacob 8, Jessica 7, Joshua 6, Julian 6, Justin 6, Laura 6, Liam 8, Lila 7, Macklie 7, Nina 7, Robert 8, William 6, Caryn 14, Caitlyn 12

DANCE
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Title
Nature is Resilient - Jayantee age 49, Shubha age 32 and Zaina age 7
Garden Dance - Jesse age 81, Maria age 60, Chloe age 8-1/2
I Come From - Mary Ann, Charlotte, Andualem, Sylvia, Nga, Santosh, Tenagne, Bebe, Vinh, Samith, Mohammad, Elsa, Deling, Carolyn, Mary, Augusta, Meylyn, Anniella
Untitled - Katie, MaryKate and Lauren

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