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Young Artists Illustrate the Importance of Keeping Anaheim Litter-free
ANAHEIM, CA - (May 19, 2010) - The City of Anaheim Department of Public Works and Anaheim Public Libraries sponsored an Anti-Litter Poster Contest in April of this year, challenging students in grades Kindergarten to 6th grade to create an innovative message to discourage litter in their community.  From more than 2,000 entries, six winners were selected and were recognized by the City Council last night.  Each winner also received a certificated signed by the entire City Council. 
Winners in the Kindergarten to Third grade division include:

• Gold - Deyanira Barajas, Rio Vista
• Silver - Sophia Sooa Shin, Heritage Oak
• Bronze- Savannah Kerwitz, St. Justin Martyr

Winners in the Fourth to Sixth grade division include:

• Gold - Cenkada Roberts, Clara Barton
• Silver -  Sara Daravong, James Madison
• Bronze - Kelsy McColgan, Juliette Low

Photos from last night’s City Council meeting can be accessed by clicking here.


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