BENTONVILLE, AR (Oct 31st, 2022) – For the first time in over two years, Peel Museum & Botanical Garden recently celebrated 7 winners of their 2022 School Days Essay & Art Contest. Each of these students submitted either an essay or work of art expressing what they learned at the School Days Field Trip hosted September 13th – 16th. At this Field Trip, 4th grade students and their teachers learned more about Arkansas life in the 1800s while exploring hands-on learning stations and interactive observation opportunities. Each contest submission was sent to a committee to be judged; the works of the following students we’re deemed the most exceptional:
Essays: Paxton Burch, Adeleigh Gebert, Sasha Kotyankar
Artwork: Emma Carruth, Hannah Miller, Lillian Brewer, Hadilynn RumancikPeel Museum’s special guest, Mayor Stephanie Orman, presented the awards to each student while family members and teachers applauded their success.
Peel Museum & Botanical Garden is a community space provided by Peel Compton Foundation, whose mission is to connect the community through nature, education, recreation, and preservation. For more information visit www.peelcompton.org and follow us at @peelmuseumnwa on Facebook and Instagram.