Drinking Water Poster Contest

Drinking Water Poster Contest

BCWS holds an annual poster contest to celebrate our most precious natural resource – water! This contest leads up to National Drinking Water Week which is sponsored by the American Water Works Association.


  • The contest is open to all students in kindergarten through 8th grade in public, private or home schools.
  • Three winners will be selected from the following categories: K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th and 6th – 8th.
  • The winners in each category will be presented with checks for $100 (1st Place), $75 (2nd Place), and $50 (3rd Place).
  • We encourage participants to be creative! Poster can be designed with crayons, markers, paint, etc…(all mediums are accepted.) Poster submissions should ideally be 11" x 17".
  • Advertisement for the contest usually begins in March via our website, the local paper and schools.

For more information, please contact . . .

Michael Mule’
County Public Information Officer
(843) 719-4022
[email protected] 

2016 Winners Gallery

We are very proud of our winners! Their creativity and passion for our environment paid off. Special thanks and recognition also goes to their parents and educators for supporting them and our mission.

1st Place: Cowin Pinckney – Miracle Academy Preparatory School, Kindergarten

2nd Place: Gabrielle Brown – Miracle Academy Preparatory School, 1st Grade

3rd Place: Jada Mitchell – Miracle Academy Preparatory School, 2nd Grade

1st Place: Raven Chubb – Henry Bonner Elementary, 3rd Grade

2nd Place: Emily Heider – Henry Bonner Elementary, 3rd Grade

3rd Place: Queen Beauford – Henry Bonner Elementary, 3rd Grade

1st Place: Keylie Dean – Berkeley Intermediate School, 5th Grade

2nd Place: Ethan Ward – Cane Bay Middle School, 5th Grade

3rd Place: Karl Humbert – St. Stephen Elementary School, 5th Grade

2015 Winners

2012 Winners

K – 2nd Grade

1st Place: Isabelle Matkovich – Berkeley Elementary ~ 2nd Place: Kaylee Blackburn – College Park Elementary ~ 3rd Place: Isabel Canales – College Park Elementary

K through Second Poster Contest Winners

3rd – 5th Grade

1st Place:John Headden – Bonner Elementary ~ 2nd Place: Dakota Cohen –  Whitesville Elementary ~ 3rd Place: Richard Braecklein – Bonner Elementary

Third through fourth winners

6th – 8th Grade 

1st Place: Destiny Mills – Macedonia Middle ~ 2nd Place: Viktoria Bell – Macedonia Middle ~ 3rdPlace:Tilya Bell – Macedonia Middle

Sixth through Eighth Grade Poster Contest Winners

2011 Winners

K – 2nd Grade

1st Place: Maria Morales – Hanahan Elementary ~ 2nd Place: Ashton Cannon – Bonner Elementary ~ 3rdPlaceKevin Galeana & Katelynn Root – Boulder Bluff Elementary

3rd – 5th Grade

1st Place: Charity Dennis – Bonner Elementary ~ 2nd Place: Shelby Sullivan – Bonner Elementary ~ 3rdPlace: Josiah Bryant – Berkeley Intermediate

6th- 8th Grade

1st Place: Bailey Faulk – Macedonia Middle ~ 2nd Place: Cameron Dailey – Macedonia Middle ~ 3rdPlace: Haylee Caddell – Macedonia Middle