Press Release

South Dakota Youth Wins 2020 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

Madison Grimm, a 13-year-old from South Dakota, took top honors in the Service’s National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest with her acrylic rendition of a wood duck. Her artwork will grace the 2020-2021 Junior Duck Stamp, which will go on sale June 26 and supports conservation education for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Painting of a harlequin duck

The winning conservation message was by Abby Gilreath, 16, of Nebraska with her message: “When we practice conservation, we protect not only our wildlife but our health and environment for future generations.”

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Chowon Kim, 17, of New York, took second place with an acrylic depicting a hooded merganser.

Painting of a wood duck.

Third place went to Meijia Tang, 16, of Maryland for an acrylic and oil rendition of northern pintails.

Painting of a long-tailed duck.

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Last Updated: May 4, 2020