Angelica Halvarsson of the Charleston School of the Arts was the overall winner for the S.C. 2010 REEL ART contest. SCDNR holds the competition and displays all of the artwork at the Palmetto Sportsman's Classic March 26 - 28 in Columbia. The REEL ART contest is also sponsored by Sportfish Restoration Funds and the Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund. Entries were judged on March 15th and students from across the state submitted their artwork in the REEL ART contest, which is a component of the REEL KIDS aquatic education program. Want to learn more about REEL KIDS and other youth-oriented fishing programs - then visit the Links page on Lowcountryoutdoors.com. Halvarsson was awarded a $500 savings bond from the Harry Hampton fund, plus art supplies and a ticket to the Palmetto Sportsman's Classic. All the kids in the program get to learn about diversity as it pertains to aquatic habitat and animals.
PhotosProvidedbyDNR: Halvarsson's color pencil drawing of a rainbow trout is entitled "Mayflies' Doom" - - the Brook Trout was the contest's 2006 overall winner