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Randy Willis
Contact: Randy Willis
District Administrator
Phone: (828) 465-8950
Email Randy Willis


mapAgricultural Resources Center
1175 S Brady Avenue
Newton, NC 28658

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
2015-2016 Theme

We All Live In A Watershed

Catawba County Soil and Water Conservation District
encourages students in the county to participate in the annual
Poster, Public Speaking, Computer Designed Slide Show, and Essay contests.

Entry Deadline for Grades 5-8 is January 29, 2016!

Grade 5
Poster Contest

Grade 6
Poster Contest
Essay Contest
Computer Designed Slide Show

Grades 7-8
Public Speaking
Speech competition will be held on Saturday January 30, 2016

Grades 9-12
Creative Freestyle Project
District Level Competition for high school. Students may enter poster, essay, computer designed slide show,
speech or any creative freestyle project of their own that reflects the 2015-2016 theme.
Entry Deadline for Grades 9-12 is January 15, 2016.

For more information on past state winners and the state handbook:
Catawba Soil & Water Conservation District Awards Banquet

Our awards banquet will be held on February 18, 2016 with a snow date of February 25, 2016. The banquet will be held in the conference rooms of the Catawba County Agricultural Resources Building 1175 South Brady Street Newton, NC 28658. This banquet will honor our education contest winners as well as other programs and participants who have furthered the efforts of soil & water conservation.

This banquet is by invitation only.