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Turning trash into art




Arlie Boggs kindergarten student Addyson Scott made this owl.

Arlie Boggs kindergarten student Addyson Scott made this owl.

The Letcher County 4-H Program hosted a recycled owl contest in conjunction with Letcher County’s Interactive Arts Festival for grades kindergarten through 12.

The children used everyday trash to made the owl figures. The owls will be on display this week at the extension office.

The grand prize winner of each age category won $50.

Winners of the owl contest are Addyson Scott, a kindergarten student at Arlie Boggs Elementary School; Patrick Stewart, a fourth-grade student at West Whitesburg Elementary School; Laken Caudill, a sixth-grade student at Cowan Elementary School; and Chase Johnson, a student at Letcher County Central High School.






This owl by Chase Johnson, a student at Letcher County Central High School, is a grand prize winner.

This owl by Chase Johnson, a student at Letcher County Central High School, is a grand prize winner.

West Whitesburg Elementary School fourth-grader Patrick Stewart used recycled materials to create this owl.

West Whitesburg Elementary School fourth-grader Patrick Stewart used recycled materials to create this owl.

Laken Caudill, a sixth-grader at Cowan Elementary School, used everyday trash in making this owl.

Laken Caudill, a sixth-grader at Cowan Elementary School, used everyday trash in making this owl.

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