Above is Cornered by Ethan Robinson of Black Mountain, North Carolina, an honorable mention from Category III of this year's George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest. Category III is for entries by students in the seventh through ninth grades.
Twelve students in Category III earned honorable mentions for their work in 2011. You can review a complete slideshow of their work is below. Until then, our congratulations go to:
- The Peering Fox by Kelly Wang, Johns Creek, Georgia
- Wolf by Charles Cheng, Johns Creek, Georgia
- The Deer by Jasmine Kim, Germantown, Maryland
- Mule Deer by Rachel Ahn, Boyds, Maryland
- Preening in the Fall by Jamie Shen, Palo Alto, California
- Portrait of Turkey by Ellen Shuan, Palo Alto, California
- Raccoon by Lauren Posner, Wellington, Florida
- Cornered by Ethan Robinson, Black Mountain, North Carolina
- The Fox by Grace Zhang, Ellicott City, Maryland
- The Big Horn Sheep by Daniel Smith, Florence, South Carolina
- untitled by Simon Hong, Fullerton, California
- Contemplating Perfection by Asherel Kaseorg, Charlotte, North Carolina
Check out our winners from this year's Category I, Category II, Category III and Category IV and the honorable mentions from Category I and Category II.