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The Warren County Saves Rain barrel contest saw the team from Sheffield Area High school (left to right) win second place and Peoples Choice Award.

The rain barrels have been completed and the judging has concluded.

Five rain barrels were decorated with students from five different counties.

Eisenhower and Sheffield students, Tidioute, Warren County Christian School, Youngsville, and Tidioute took on the challenge of creating 3D art to promote clean water.

“Warren County Saves the Rain was developed to educate participants and the public about the benefits of rain barrels,”Sherry Moor, Warren County Conservation District Program assistant, said. “Thank you to all of the schools who participated in our rain barrel art contest. You all did an incredible job.

“Warren County Conservation District staff will be at Ekey’s Florist & Greenhouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to answer questions and present information about rain barrels,”Moore said. “The finished barrels will be on display and people who stop in for information will be able to put their names in a drawing to win one of them.”

First place was awarded to the entry from Eisenhower High School.

Sheffield Area High School’s barrel came in second according to the judges and won the People’s Choice Award.

Tidioute Community Charter school’s barrel came in third.

“Partial financial and other support for Warren County Save the Rain has been provided by the Department of Environmental Protection’s 2021 Environmental Education Grants Program,”She spoke.

Taylor Napolitan from Eisenhower High School won the first place in the Warren County Saves the Rain bar contest.

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