Junior Duck Stamp Contest First-Place Winners, 2009

Congratulations to winners and thanks to all who entered this year's contest!

Following are the 1st-place winners selected in each of four age groups:
Group IV
- Grades 10-12, Group III - Grades 7-9, Group II - Grades 4-6, and Group I - Grades K-3. (Each category has three first-place winners.)

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Best in Show 2009, wood duck by Samuel Gray
“Solitude” - Wood Duck
by Samuel Gray, age 13, Group III,
The Barn Art Studio in Exeter

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Group IV - first place
Group IV - first place

 “Green-winged Teal Drake”
by Niki Marion, age 17, Group IV
Pen and Palette Art Studio, Hampstead

 “Parental Supervision” - hooded merganser
by Sylvianne Shurman, age 17, Group IV
Monadnock Regional High School, Swanzey

Group III - first place
Group III - first place

 “A Beauty So Rare” - hooded mergansers
by Michaella Wiss, age 14, Group III

"Dabbling Duck" - wood duck
by Taylor Henry, age 14, Group III
Group II - first place
Group II - first place

 “Peaceful Morning on the Water”
American wigeon
by Sammy Merrill, age 9, Group II
The Barn Art Studio, Exeter

 “Wood Duck in Nest”
by Veronica Morrier, age 10, Group II
Group II - first place
Group I - first place

“Serenity” - cinnamon teal
by Renee Morrissette, age 9, Group II
Birchwood Studio, Shelburne

 “Wood Duck Wanderin'”
by Emily Heidler, age 9, Group I
Pen & Palette Art Studio, Hampstead
Group I - first place
Group I - first place

 “Tundra Swan”
by Brianna Garrison, age 7, Group I
The Barn Art Studio, Exeter

 “Mallard Duck”
by Paul Hynes, age 9, Group I

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