2012 CALIFORNIA JR. DUCK STAMP CONSERVATION AND DESIGN CONTEST

Melissa Searle took 1st Place in Group III.

David Zhang received the Honorable Mention in Group IV.

The contest also included a Conservation Messages contest, where two students from the studio won the Group II contest. Rahul Natarajan took 2nd Place with “Conservation is important to me because I believe wild animals made the world the place it is and saving them is important. "

Anya Tyagarajan took 3rd Place in the same Group. She wrote that “Birds are a part of life. We need to protect these animals like a relative.”