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The agricultural drawings were selected among over 2,000 entries at the Oregon State Fair.

COURTESY PHOTO: OREGON AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM FOUNDATION - Soyoon Kim, a third grader at Bonny Slope Elementary School, was a winner in the Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation's art competition this year.Two students from Beaverton elementary schools won an agricultural art competition at the Oregon State Fair.

Ella Paek, from Nancy Ryles Elementary School, and Soyoon Kim, from Bonny Slope Elementary School, were honored at the fair on Friday, Aug. 26, along with 11 other students who won the Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation's Calendar Art Contest.

Paek, a second-grader, drew a field of tulips, which can be viewed on the 2022-23 calendar's page for May.

Third-grader Kim's drawing of a field of strawberries will be on the page for June.

The students' art was selected among 2,116 total entries from kindergartners through sixth-graders across the state.

"The calendar contest is a great project for teachers and students. It gives them an opportunity to teach and discuss about the bounty and beauty of Oregon agriculture and incorporate art into their classrooms," said Jessica Jansen, executive director of the foundation.

The winning students' are will get $50 and have their artwork featured in the foundation's 2022-23 calendar.

Entries for next year's contest are due May 1, 2023.

To buy a calendar — which is free for Oregon educators — visit oregonaitc.org.

The Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps students learn more about agriculture, environment and natural resources in the state. It provides free lessons, activities and resource materials to Oregon educators.COURTESY PHOTO: OREGON AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM FOUNDATION - Ella Paek, from Nancy Ryles Elementary School, drew a field of tulips for the 2022 Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation art competition.


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