The Bar Harbor Garden Club presented the following Junior Enrichment Awards in 2014.
The Junior Enrichment Program for the Bar Harbor Garden Club includes:
- The Bird Basket, which is an activity to engage elementary school students in knowing our local birds.
- Gardening help with spring planting and fall clean-up of Harbor House Children’s Center Garden in Southwest Harbor.
- Annual sponsorship of the Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest and the NGC Youth Poetry and High School Essay contests.
Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl winners:
First Grade: Samuel Pappas, MDI Elementary School (Winner GCFM State Award)
Fourth Grade: Ella Izenour, Pemetic Elementary School (Winner GCFM State Award)
Fifth Grade: Smokey Bear (tie) – Isabella Michael and Alexandra Stavnesli, Conners-Emerson School
Woodsy Owl – Nate Ingebritson
Youth Poetry Contest Theme: Protecting and Conserving our Natural Resources
The local winner was Stella Walke, Fifth Grade, Conners-Emerson School in Bar Harbor.