Mississippi DMR announces winners of annual calendar art contest

SUN HERALDDecember 13, 2012 

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has chosen the winners of the 2013 calendar art contest, selected from more than 1,300 entries submitted by third- through sixth-grade students from 29 schools in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties.

The winners of the 2013 calendar art contest and the months in or pages on which their art is featured are:

n January, Lauren Clarke, age 9, Our Lady of Fatima

n February, Baleigh Andrews, age 9, Cherokee Elementary

n March, Alexander Moore, age 9, Cherokee Elementary

n April, Payton Bennett, age 11, Ocean Springs Upper Elementary

n May, Caroline Floyd, age 10, Cherokee Elementary

n June, Jazmin Anderson, age 10, Jeff Davis Elementary

n July, Mary Kaitlyn Jones, age 10, D'Iberville Middle School

n August, Bettina Boland, age 11, Resurrection Catholic School

n September, Landon Wiggins, age 9, Cherokee Elementary

n October, Juliana Heise, age 10, St. Martin Center for Gifted Excellence

n November, Lauren Bowlin, age 12, Resurrection Catholic School

n December, Madison McPherson, age 12, St. Martin Middle School

n Front cover: Lauren Bowlin, age 12, Resurrection Catholic School

n Back cover: Layne Turan, age 11, West Wortham Elementary; Austin Rice, age 9, Our Lady of Fatima; Dalton Barnes, age 10, Hancock North Central Elementary

The calendars will be available Dec. 17 at Coast bait shops as well as the following locations while supplies last:

Bay St. Louis: The Sea Coast Echo, 124 Court St.; Hancock County Chamber

of Commerce, 412 U.S. 90, Suite 6

Biloxi: Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce, 1050 Beach Blvd.; Biloxi-D'Iberville Press, 819 Jackson St.; Biloxi Visitor Center, 1050 Beach Blvd.; Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, 1141 Bayview Ave.; Mississippi State University Coastal Research & Extension Center, 1815 Popp's Ferry Road (after Jan. 4); Hope Community Credit Union, 188 Porter Ave.

Gulfport: Sun Herald, 205 DeBuys Road; Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union, 12364 U.S. 49; WXXV Fox 25, 14351 U.S. 49

Moss Point: Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), 6005 Bayou Heron Road

Ocean Springs: The Ocean Springs Record, 432 Porter Ave. (after Jan. 4); Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce, 1000 Washington Ave.; Ocean Springs Gazette, 2016 Bienville Blvd.

Pascagoula: Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, 720 Krebs Ave.; Wayne Lee's Grocery Store, 1317 Telephone Road

Pass Christian: Pass Christian City Hall, 200 West Scenic Drive

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