Freedom New Mexico
Kambrey Blakey, 12, of Portales won in her age category in the 2010 High Plains Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival poster contest, according to a news release from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
Blakey topped the kindergarten through fifth-grade division to win $50.
Lauren Bennet of Corrales took the sixth- through 12-grade category, and Susan Brooke of Belen won overall. Brooke’s oil paintings of
lesser prairie chickens at sunrise is to be reproduced on the poster for the April festival.