Congratulations to the winners of the
South Carolina Wildlife magazine
2021 essay contest!
The top five essays have been selected! Of the TOP FIVE essays, “The World Beyond the Back Porch” received the highest total score from the panel of judges. Congratulations, Emery Tumbleston!
“The World Beyond the Back Porch” will be featured in South Carolina Wildlife magazine this fall!
The Top Five essays are:
“The Best Lesson”
by Bryson Backman
River Bluff High School
“A Different Kind of Hunting”
by Anna O’Cain
“The First and Last Cast”
by Dylan Price
“The World Beyond the Back Porch”
by Emery Tumbleston
“My Favorite Hunt; A Glimpse of the Good Ole’ Days of Simple Hunting”
by Kelly Venning
Charleston Southern University and University of South Carolina Sumter
Each of the TOP FIVE essays are now featured on www.SouthCarolinaWild.org. Prizes will be mailed to the writers of the top five essays. The overall top-scoring essay will also be featured in South Carolina Wildlife. Many thanks to our sponsor, Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund. We would also like to extend our appreciation to all of the teachers and mentors who encourage creative writing, field studies, stewardship and outdoor recreation.
To the students who participated in this essay contest, we hope that you will continue to send us articles and photographs throughout the year. Our staff strives to provide a forum for college and high school students to share conservation research, nature photography and outdoor experiences via www.SouthCarolinaWild.org and South Carolina Wildlife magazine. You are the future conservationists and story-tellers of the Palmetto State!
Please feel free to email (SCW Managing Editor Cindy Thompson) firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or if you would like to submit nature-related outdoor articles and/or photographs.
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on South Carolina Wild are solely those of the authors, and do not reflect official policies, positions, or endorsements of activity or products by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.