DGS Elementary School Recycling Poster Contest Announcement (2012-2013)
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIADEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES2000 14thSt. NW, 8thFloor Washington DC 20009 | Telephone (202) 727.2800 | Fax (202) 727-7283June 10, 2013The Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to congratulate the winners and participants in the2012-2013 Elementary School Recycling Poster Art Contest!This art contest demonstrated great enthusiasm for recycling among DCPS students and the staffmembers who encouraged them to participate. The inspiring artwork will be used to create posterswhich 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 specialmentions will receive a certificate of recognition from the Mayor’s office. Prizes for award-winningposters are gift certificates for the students plus the following for their schools: paid transportation foran environmental education field trip (1stplace); a recycling sorting station (2ndplace); and a giftcertificate for school supplies (3rdplace).Winners of awards are listed below and announced online here.Awards:1st Place: Kendall Shields, 3rd grade; Anne Beers Elementary2nd Place: Drew Heaven, 5th grade; J.C. Nalle Elementary3rd Place: Deavon Lucas, 5th grade; J.O. Wilson ElementarySpecial Mentions:Individual: Dasami Boots, 5thgrade; JC Nalle ElementaryTeam: Khalil Buther, Ali Bynum, Christopher Genies, Dariel Saravia, Rodnay Scott, Amani Smith-Roberts,and Harold Swinton, various grades; C. Melvin Sharpe Health SchoolTo learn more about the Department of General Service’s support for recycling in schools, pleasecontact Beth Gingold, Schools Conservation Coordinator: Beth.Gingold@dc.gov; (202) 727 3587.Award-winning posters! From left to right: 1stplace, Kendall Shields, Anne Beers Elementary;2ndplace, Drew Heaven, J.C. Nalle Elementary; 3rdplace, Deavon Lucas, J.O. Wilson Elementary.