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Frederick News-Post: Walkersville teen, using recycled cans, secures top prize at state art competition

Walkersville High School junior Parker Montour took 250 soda cans and transformed them into a giant silvery, and sharp-edged, bird of prey.

Montour, 16, won the grand prize at the Maryland Department of the Environment’s 15th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest on Nov. 18 in Baltimore for her sculpture “Tony Hawk,” which is based on the maximum height and wingspan of a Steller’s sea eagle. The bird of prey ranges along the eastern Russian coast and its wingspan spreads to 6 feet…

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