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2011 Scientific Illustration

Here are the award winners and honorable mentions

1st –  Kiana Suchecki, Nauset Regional HS, N. Eastham, grade 10, Horseshoe crab

2nd –  Emily Messina, Plymouth South HS, grade 12, Winter skate

3rd –  Casey Senechal, Plymouth South HS, grade 11, Moon jellies

HM –  Kayla Andrade, Apponequet Regional HS, grade 9, Squid

HM –  Dylan Brodeur, Norfolk County Agricultural HS, grade 11, Kemp’s ridley sea turtle

HM –  Zachary G, Marshall Simonds MS, Burlington, grade 6, Bluefin tuna

HM –  Sarah G, Hubbardston Center School, grade 4, Sea turtle

HM –  Sean O, Barnstable Horace Mann Charter School, grade 5, Cusk

HM –  Joshua Poirier, Norfolk County Agricultural HS, grade 11, Humpback whale

HM –  Milica R, Primary School Ivo Andric, Serbia, grade 6, White shark

HM –  Holly Sessler, Plymouth South HS, grade 9, Green sea turtle

HM –  Monica S, Plymouth South Middle School, grade 8, Piping plover



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