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Here are Iowa's Junior Duck Stamp winners

Posted on 7/5/2022
by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Conservation through the arts.

Iowa Junior Duck Stamp Program and Art Contest

Click here to see all the winning designs!

The Junior Duck Stamp Program uses an art and science curriculum to teach students in grades K-12 the wonders of our natural world through the use of conservation principles of our North American waterfowl species and the habitats throughout the continental United States and Territories. Curriculum for educators and homeschool parents are available for use with students to get them out exploring and investigating biology and wildlife management principles and then challenge them to compile this knowledge into an original artistic composition. 

Artwork submitted for the Iowa Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest must be original and made by the entrant. Requirements for artwork are as follows:

  • One entry per student with required entry forms. 
  • Entries must be 9 inches in height by 12 inches horizontal. 
  • No borders or lettering allowed on the face of the artwork. 
  • Species used must be on the permitted species list.
  • Must be the original drawing, copies will not qualify for entry. 

2022 winners include:

Best Of Show

  • Sevriena Postma

First Place

  • Katie Butzen, 7
  • Augie Nietzel, 8
  • Avery Nelson, 9
  • Sophia Mutchler, 10
  • Taryn Young, 11
  • Carter Houseman, 11
  • Ian Pautz, 11
  • Connor Dowling, 14
  • Alaina Walberg, 16
  • Emily Wilcox, 16
  • Tiara Young, 17

Second Place

  • Athena Mutchler, 7
  • Abriella Andersen, 8
  • Teagan Eyberg, 9
  • Elaina Wolf, 10
  • Bridger LeVake, 11
  • Andrew VanZee, 11
  • Taylor Jordan, 13
  • Samara Meza, 14
  • Taryn Oxendale, 14
  • Bryan Mertz, 16
  • Emma Hart, 17
  • Jaden Froit, 17

Third Place

  • Hannah Wedemeyer, 7
  • Soren LeVake, 8
  • Maggie Dobbins, 9
  • Maroua Djabrallah, 10
  • Ava Zantingh, 11
  • Eva Kurriger, 12
  • Gloria Lapointe, 13
  • Isaac Weighner, 14
  • Claire Mertz, 14
  • Ellie Hoffman, 16
  • Jolyssa Jensen, 16
  • Mason Shepherd, 16

Honorable Mention

  • Ava Horner, 6
  • Allison Smith, 7
  • Raegan Eyberg, 7
  • Anna Maria Castillo, 7
  • Ellie Carey, 8
  • Lola Carlson, 8
  • Evan Olson, 8
  • Lambert Meis, 8
  • Thomas Dempsey, 8
  • Daisy Peate, 8
  • Addisyn VanZee, 9
  • Jeremiah Weighner, 9
  • Charlie Pierce, 9
  • Stella Richardson-Jones, 9
  • Lily Madison, 9
  • Quinn Foxen, 9
  • Elizabeth Wagoner, 10
  • Natalia Cluchey, 10
  • Raquel Westbrook, 10
  • Kael Nelson, 10
  • Remmi Hager, 10
  • Claire Wieskamp, 10
  • Joel Huerta II, 10
  • Karlyn Marydea Meis, 10
  • Maddison Romick, 10
  • Arlo Stanley, 10
  • Dominick Winey, 10
  • Hunter Daines, 10
  • Fisher Hedman, 10
  • Audrey Bronsink, 10
  • Brooklyn Brabham, 11
  • Gianna Nietzel, 11
  • Itzed Tejeda, 11
  • Camila Gomez, 11
  • Keeley Roe, 12
  • Hannah Snook, 12
  • Karbin Douglas, 12
  • Cole Peters, 12
  • Tayli Oxendale, 12
  • Gretchen Gerke, 13
  • Peyton Rump, 13
  • Bella Finch, 13
  • Dane Johnson, 13
  • Hunter Ubben, 13
  • Elijah Weighner, 13
  • Aaleah Boles, 14
  • Joselyn McWilliams, 14
  • Grace Fichter, 15
  • Dawson Trobaugh, 15
  • Evan Buck, 16
  • Liam Soderstrom, 17

Special Mention

  • Alma Mazan, 7
  • Lucy Dietrich, 8
  • Rosalin Roth, 8
  • Aliza Dietrich, 8
  • Greta Dietrich, 10
  • Amalie Dietrich, 13

 

For flyers, forms, materials, information or questions about the Iowa Junior Duck Stamp, contact: 
Alyssa Lu, Iowa Federal Jr Duck Stamp Coordinator
Email: alyssa_lu@fws.gov
Office: 712-388-4820
Cell: 402-676-3652

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