Essay Topic: If you had wings, what animal or insect would you be and why?
- 1st place: Saba Rahman, Imogene Gideon Elementary (MISD)
- 2nd place: Audrina Rangel, Mary Moore Elementary
- 3rd place: Yahaira Torres, Imogene Gideon Elementary (MISD)
Essay topic: Our pets need food, water and shelter, but what more do they need?
- 1st place: Aurelio Valencia, home school
- 2nd place: Jayden Canas, Mary Moore Elementary
- 3rd place: Raven Carter, Ellis Elementary
Essay topic: What things should be done to improve the lives of animals?
- 1st place: Isaiah Saina, Mary Moore Elementary
- 2nd place: Adaleigh Nguyen, Mary Moore Elementary
- 3rd place: Gabe Hockett, Mary Moore Elementary
Essay topic: In 2060, how will animal shelters be different than they are today?
- 1st place: Mary McColm, Montessori Academy of Arlington (Private School)
- 2nd place: Aaron Petty, Stem Academy at Wester (MISD)
- 3rd place: Helen Yang, Bryant Elementary
The City of Arlinton would also like to extend a special thanks to this year’s sponsors, Spring Creek Barbeque, EECU, Star-Telegram, City of Arlington Mayor Pro Tempore Sheri Capehart, and Arlington Animal Services.