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Two Chappelow Students Honored at Colorado Humanities' River of Words Ceremony

Two Chappelow Students Honored at Colorado Humanities' River of Words Ceremony
Two Chappelow middle school students, Aria Barrera and Abi Rodriguez were recently honored at the Colorado Humanities River of Words Ceremony at the Denver Public Library. These students' artwork about watersheds and the importance of water were chosen to be honored out of hundreds of pieces of artwork. Aria award
 ARia
Abi and art
 
Aria's artwork placed 2nd in her age category, and Abi's was an Honorable Mention.
 
The judges wrote of Aria's entry:
"We all fell in love with it, and I especially loved the fox she drew!"
 
Of Abi's entry, they wrote:
 "It's a lovely photo with terrific color."
Both students will have their artwork published in annual Student Literary Awards Anthology and will receive prizes from local businesses. River of Words winners are also published in the Colorado Foundation for Water Education publication, Headwaters.
 
River of Words is a poetry and art competition for students on the theme of watersheds and the environment designed to help youth explore the natural and cultural history of the place they live, and to express what they discover in poetry abi award and visual art. Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book, in affiliation with The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, implements River of Words statewide judging and coordinates the Student Literary Awards in the spring. 
 
inside aria The Natural World by Aria Barrera
 
 
 
abi3 When Water Falls by Abi Rodriguez