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And The Winner Is…

The Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to congratulate the winners and participants in the 2012-2013 Elementary School Recycling Poster Art Contest!

This art contest demonstrated great enthusiasm for recycling among DC Public School (DCPS) students and the staff members who encouraged them to participate. The inspiring artwork will be used to create posters which will be made available in 2013-2014 to help advance recycling efforts in schools.

All participants earned a certificate of recognition from DGS. Students who won awards and special mentions received a certificate of recognition from the Mayor’s office. Prizes for award-winning posters are gift certificates for the students plus the following for their schools: paid transportation for an environmental education field trip (1st place); a recycling sorting station (2nd place); and a gift certificate for school art supplies (3rd place).


1st Place:  Kendall Shields, 3rd grade; Anne Beers Elementary

2nd Place: Drew Heaven & Individual Honorable Mention: Dasani Boots, 5th grade; J.C. Nalle Elementary


3rd Place: Deavon Lucas, 5th grade; J.O. Wilson Elementary

Special Mentions:

Individual: Dasani Boots, 5th grade; JC Nalle Elementary

Team: Khalil Buther, Ali Bynum, Christopher Genies, Dariel Saravia, Rodnay Scott, Amani Smith-Roberts, and Harold Swinton, various grades; C. Melvin Sharpe Health School

To learn more about the Department of General Service’s support for recycling in schools, please contact Beth Gingold, Schools Conservation CoordinatorBeth.Gingold@dc.gov; (202) 727 3587.

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