Release Date
Mon, June 8 2020
Local student named grand prize winner in Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest
Brian McGovern
art contest winner


A 2nd grade student at Walker Station Elementary in Sugar Land has been named the grand prize winner in a statewide art contest.

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program announced on Monday the winners of its sixth-annual K-5 art contest. Students were asked to submit artwork demonstrating how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste.  The grand prize winner will receive a laptop computer and her teacher will receive a tablet computer. The fifteen regional winners will also receive a tablet. The prizes were donated by the Texas Chemical Council.

Staff at each TCEQ regional office selected winners from each of the regions’ qualifying entries.  The winning art pieces will be showcased on the Take Care of Texas and TCEQ websites, newsletters and social media.

Grand Prize Winner TCEQ Region 12
Aaria Arora, 2nd Grade
Walker Station Elementary, Sugar Land
TCEQ Region 1  
Emma Arredondo, 4th Grade
Aikman Elementary, Hereford
TCEQ Region 2
Angie Le, 4th Grade
Oak Ridge Elementary, Lubbock
TCEQ Region 3
Cheran Hooper, 5th Grade
Sheppard Air Force Base Elementary, Sheppard AFB
TCEQ Region 4
Hayul Lee, 4th Grade
Ogle Elementary, McKinney
TCEQ Region 5
Crystal Presiado, 5th Grade
Como-Pickton Elementary, Como
TCEQ Region 6
Angel Umoh, 5th Grade
Bliss Elementary, El Paso
TCEQ Region 7
Zoee Areguello, 5th Grade
Santa Rita Elementary, Midland
TCEQ Region 8
Keoyn Keeney, 4th Grade
Rochelle Elementary, Rochelle
TCEQ Region 9
Natalie McGrath, 5th Grade
River Valley Intermediate, McGregor
TCEQ Region 10
Cayley Velasco, 5th Grade
Woden Elementary, Nacogdoches
TCEQ Region 11
Shreyan Khanna, 5th Grade
Laurel Mountain Elementary, Austin
TCEQ Region 14
Shayla Pulido, 4th Grade
Charlie Marshall Elementary, San Patricio
TCEQ Region 13
Michael Uribe, 5th Grade
Poteet Intermediate, Poteet
TCEQ Region 16
James Sepesi, 3rd Grade
Trautmann Elementary School, Laredo
TCEQ Region 15
Sophia Trevino, 5th Grade
Creative Explorations Home School, Harlingen

Visit the 2020 Take Care of Texas Art Contest Winners page by clicking on this link:

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