ATLANTA STUDENTS WIN AWARDS FOR DESIGNING THE NEXT RECYCLING CAMPAIGN [PRESS RELEASE]

Atlanta, GA – The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and the Department of Public Works, in partnership with Atlanta Public Schools, Keep Atlanta Beautiful Commission, Cartlanta, and EnviroPerks have concluded the EnviroPerks Creative Art Challenge and winners have been chosen. The citywide art contest invited students ages 4 to 18 to use their creativity to promote recycling education in Atlanta. The winners will be presented awards at a ceremony at Slater Elementary School on the February 10, 2017.

 

The award presentation will take place in classroom of the Mr. Timothy Dingle at 12:45 pm, followed by a classroom pizza party. The award certificates will be presented by Atlanta Public Works’ Deputy Commissioner, Larry King. Rory Christian Atlanta Representative for EnviroPerks, will present the winning students’ prizes. Also in attendance will be retired NFL fullback, Ovie Mughelli, as well as members of the City of Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and Department of Public Works. A City of Atlanta Recycling truck will be on site for all of the kids to see.

 

The winning students will receive prizes such as tablets, and recycled gifts, and will have their artwork displayed on the side of the City of Atlanta’s recycling trucks, and in future recycling campaigns throughout the city.

 

Naomi White was the winner of the High School challenge, winning a Beats headphone set, while Teyana Mathis and Joevonte Stuckey won respectively the 1st and 2nd places in the Elementary School challenge. Timothy Dingle won the Teacher prize for encouraging the most entries for this art contest, and will be presented with a $50 gift card.

 

“Recycling for the future lies on every shoulder, from government and corporations to households and schools,” said Deputy Commissioner Larry King, Department of Public Works. “The EnviroPerks Creative Art Challenge uses creative expression as a way to reach, educate, and encourage Atlanta residents to recycle.”

 

To see all the artwork submission for the EnviroPerks Creative Art Challenge, visit EnviroPerks on Facebook.