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2014 "Capture the Earth" Photography Contest
A Look Back at the 2013 Kentucky
Earth Day Celebration
Andrea Flatt, 14, of Cumberland County Middle School, won the 2013 "Capture the Earth" photography contest for middle school students with her close-up photo of a snail on a leaf. Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Peters and Department of Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker presented her a gift card to use at a Kentucky State Resort Park of her choice during the April 22 Earth Day celebration at the Capitol Education Center in Frankfort.
Secretary Peters also presented the Secretary’s Young Environmentalist Award to Ben Swanson, a junior at Fayette County’s Henry Clay High School, for his volunteer work at the Nature Conservancy’s Jim Beam Nature Preserve in Jessamine and Garrard counties.