Four Paideia students are winners in the 2017 River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project contest. The students submitted original poetry and art related to the theme of "watersheds". The state-wide contest was sponsored by the Georgia department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection division.
The winners from Paideia are:
- Miranda Bullard, grade 7, Ice Capade~(art)
- Dana Shapiro, grade 12, Posiedon~(poetry)
- Alex Walker, grade 11, Essence~(poetry)
- Nanseera Wolff, grade 10, The Naiad's Revival~(poetry)