Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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2022 Winners of the Arbor Day Photo Contest

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Idaho Forest Products Commission sponsors a Photo Contest each year. The competition is open to all Idaho youth in 5th-12th grades. For the 2022 contest, young photographers addressed the theme, Healthy Tree, Healthy Me. In addition to their photo, contestants provided a statement sharing their vision of the photo’s portrayal of the theme.

Winners: All | Grades 5-6 | Grades 7-8 | Grades 9-10 | Grades 11-12

Contestant:

2315

Grade:

7

Photo caption:

Eternal Life!

Photographer's Statement:

This photo shows that even though someday the tree will be at its end it has made an impact on everyone and everything around it. It tells the story of the wheel, from sun to lake to a cloud that showers rain. Everything around you is along for the ride of the wheel. You will keep growing, changing and moving on, but specific trees will stay in your memory. As long as the trees are following the wheel we are too.