Contest Winners Announced at Harry's Farmers Market
Reaping Nature Educational Outreach Foundation, a Forsyth County 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides environmental education programs for children and the public, announced the winners of its annual Earth Day contest, Plastic in the sea? How can that be?, at Harry’s Farmers Market on April 21. Taking the top prizes were students from South Forsyth Middle School and Mashburn Elementary.
“It’s always inspiring to see the next generation coming up with creative and innovative solutions to help preserve and improve the environment,” said Julie Kretzmer, Greeen Mission Representative for Harry’s.
Winners were awarded prizes in two age groups, 9 to 12 and 8 and under. First place prizes of a refurbished Dell laptop computer and a 27” gaming screen were donated by Premier Surplus, a family owned and operated electronics recycler in Forsyth County.
Winners in the age group 9 to 12 were: 1st place - First – Julia Stewart; 2nd place – Jake Homer; and 3rd place – Julia Ciaccia.
Winners in the age group 8 and under were: 1st place – Max Deuschle; 2nd place – Carolyn Forrester; and 3rd place – Unity Thornton.
Winning entries can be viewed at www.reapingnature.org. The organization will announce the theme of its annual America Recycles Day contest in September. Any business or individual interested in donating prizes for winners can contact Reaping Nature’s Executive Director, Denise Carleton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-490-1083.