Fish Habitat Writing Award Winners 2022

Congratulations to our Fish Habitat Writing Award Winners!

Created alongside the National Fish Habitat Partnership to raise awareness of the importance of protecting, restoring and enhancing fish habitat and aquatic communities.

The Fish Habitat Award was awarded to the top contestants that best answered the question “Why do you think it is important to protect our lakes, rivers, estuaries, and coastlines?” or shared the importance of conservation in their creative writing.

K-3rd Grade

4th-6th Grade

7th-9th Grade

10th-12th Grade

1st Place  Claire Brown


1 Claire Brown K-3 VA

1st Place  Muai Li


Muai Li 4-6 PA

1st Place  Millie Gelnett


Millie Gelnett 7-9 PA

1st Place  Alexander Huang

New Jersey

Alexander Huang 10-12 NJ

2nd Place  Leena Hwang


2 Leena Hwang K-3 IN

2nd Place  Matthew An


Matthew An 4-6 OR

2nd Place  Meining Wu


Meining Wu 7-9 CA

2nd Place  Tongfan Shen


Tongfan Shen 10-12 PA

3rd Place Nathan Brown


3 Nathan Brown K-3 VA_Page_1

3rd Place Elaine Lee


Elaine Lee 4-6 OR

3rd Place Luke An


Luke An 7-9 Or

3rd Place Allyson Kim

New Jersey

Allyson Kim 10-12 NJ