california youth takes top honors at national junior duck stamp contest
A pair of Ross's geese was selected to appear on the 2016-2017 Federal Junior Duck Stamp. The design for the new stamp, painted by Stacy Shen, 16, of Fremont, Calif., was chosen by a panel of judges at the national Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest, held April 22 at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, Fla.
The winner of the 2016 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest is Stacy Shen, 16, of Fremont, Calif., with her colored pencil drawing of a pair of Ross's geese.
Second place in the 2016 National Junior Duck Stamp Contest went to Sarah Clayton, 18, of Sidney, Ohio, for her oil painting of a pair of ring-necked ducks.
Third place in the 2016 National Junior Duck Stamp Contest went to Chase Mascaro, 16, of Slidell, La., for a colored pencil rendering of a pair of hooded mergansers.