Robert Morehead Middle School students in the Dollarway School District won the 2019 EAST Conference Judge’s Choice Award in the Middle School Category. Of the numerous schools that participated, only 10 received this recognition, according to a news release.

The national EAST (Environmental and Spatial Technology) initiative conference, took place in Hot Springs March 12-14, according to the release.

Each spring, more than 2,500 students, teachers, parents, and community and business leaders attend this event, the largest EAST gathering of the year.

This exhibition style event celebrates and challenges EAST students from around the state to learn and perform at the highest levels. The conference is an opportunity for attendees to network with other students, share stories and ideas, and showcase projects that make a difference in their communities, according to the release.