Orange student wins regional Take Care of Texas art contest

Published 8:49 am Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Special to The Leader

Anthony Rodriguez, a fifth-grader at West Orange-Stark Elementary in Orange, is the regional winner of the Take Care of Texas art contest for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Beaumont region.

Students submit artwork showing how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste. Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the TCEQ that provides helpful information on the state’s successes in environmental protection.

Anthony’s winning artwork is showcased on, and along with each of the other 14 regional winners, will receive a Samsung tablet.