Winners of 34th annual Keep Lee County Beautiful art contest announced | News, Sports, Jobs

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Sofia Garcia’s first spot artwork.


Retain Lee County Attractive, Inc. has introduced the winners in the 34th once-a-year “Leave The Scene Clean” Artwork Contest and would like to thank all the instructors, mother and father and college students who participated.

The contest drew hundreds of entries from local learners, symbolizing public, personal and property faculties in Lee County. Pupils ended up requested to visualize a suitable environmental action and transfer that psychological picture into a work of art. Submitted perform was judged on creative execution and originality as properly as environmental concept, these kinds of as litter avoidance, recycling, group cleanup and guarding the environment.

The four general profitable illustrations will be enlarged and surface on the facet of a Lee County Waste Pro truck and printed on reusable tote luggage. The in general profitable and honorable mention artwork will be on display at the Edison & Ford Winter’s Estates in the course of April in honor of Earth month.

Maintain Lee County Wonderful will host an award reception Monday, April 3, from 5-7 p.m. at the Edison & Ford Winter season Estates Caretaker’s Dwelling at which time the artwork will be exhibited, and the winners will acquire their awards.

The reusable tote luggage will be unveiled in the drop and can be had for a $5 donation each and every and will be obtainable by way of collaborating Lee County Universities, who retain all proceeds gathered with the resources remaining utilised to aid on campus environmental assignments.

The “Leave the Scene Clean” venture is manufactured achievable by means of company sponsorships. Sponsors for the 2023 artwork contest include Lee County Good Waste, Covanta Strength, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, Greenfield Advertising & Media, Ron Jon’s Surf Shop and Squander Pro.

Sponsorship spaces are even now accessible. You should call Tisha at 239-334-3488 or email [email protected] for a lot more aspects on how to turn out to be a sponsor.

KLCB is a non-public non-financial gain group dedicated to instructional litter avoidance applications and dependable sound waste administration. Proceeds from the sale of the environmental reusable tote baggage benefit KLCB applications and taking part faculties. For additional information and facts about KLCB academic applications get in touch with 239-334-3488.

The 4 total To start with Place Winners and their colleges are:

Grade K-3 – Sofia Garcia – Veterans Park Academy for the Arts

Grade 4-6 – Dianna Davis – Oasis Middle College

Grade 7-9 – Mia De La Cruz Matos – Caloosa Middle College

Quality 10-12 – Ace Sotelo – Cypress Lake High College

The Honorable Mention winners and their educational institutions are:

Quality K-3 — Cecelia Spanberger – St. Francis Xavier Gianna Passomondi – St. Francis Xavier and Agnes Joseph – St. Francis Xavier

Grade 4-6 — Sofia Brasil-Medeiros — 3 Oaks Middle School Dihia Benazis – Oasis Center College and Sara Aristizabal – St. Francis Xavier

Quality 7-9 — Elana Gorny – Cypress Lake Significant School Michaela Murphy – Oasis Center School and Paige Keller – Bonita Springs Center Faculty

Quality 10-12 — Veronica Parker – Cypress Lake Large College Lesley Montalban – Cypress Lake Large School and Jennifer Weatherbee – South Fort Myers High College


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