Keira Brechtel, Grade 5 “Annie Costume”
Remembering the Eskimo Curlew Writing and Art Contest
Welcome to the 2020 collection of art and writing entries from the FeatherFest contest, “Remembering the Eskimo Curlew” held October 2019 – February 2020. Children in grades 1-8 were invited to share their ideas about how they will remember the Eskimo Curlew, a migratory bird that once traveled through Galveston Island in great numbers but is now believed to be extinct.
Many thanks to all of the young writers and artists who shared their talents in this competition.
Our FledgingFest scholarship program is sponsored by The John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation.
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Augustine Kumanireng, Grade 1 “Eskimo Curlew is Walking on the Beach on a Sunny Day”
Jacob Brechtel, Grade 3 “Flight of the Eskimo Curlew”
Alejandro DeLeon, Grade 3 “The Eskimo Curlew Lives On”
Art Contest Entries
Gavin Santos, Grade 6 “Eskimo Curlew Sunset”
Clara Hockersmith, Grade 7 “Eskimo Curlew on the Beach”
Lyric Hobby, Grade 5 “The Sun Sets on the Eskimo Curlew”
Josha Banda, Grade 7 “EC”
Writing Contest Entries
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Keira Brechtel, Grade 5 “Annie the Eskimo Curlew”
Hailey Brechtel, Grade 7 “Why I don’t want to be an Eskimo Curlew…”