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Winers Named in Student Recycling Poster Contest

Nov 12, 1998

November 13, 1998
Sierra Pacific Resources
Contact: Bob Sagan or Karl Walquist
Phone: (775)834-4345

For Immediate Release

Thirty-nine Washoe County students, kindergarten through 12th grade, have been named winners in the Nevada Recycles Day 1998 Poster Contest.

Purpose of the environmental competition is to heighten awareness of Nevada Recycles Day 1998, which is Saturday, Nov. 14.

The winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Saturday at the Sierra Pacific Resources headquarters cafeteria at 2 p.m. In keeping with the recycling theme of the contest, first prize at each grade level will be Patagonia outerware made from recycled soda pop bottles, and a $50 U.S. Savings Bond. Unique prizes also are being awarded to Honorable Mentions at each level. Winning posters will be on display at the site. Suzanne Sturtevant of the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection will present the awards.

Sponsors of the poster competition include Sierra Pacific Resources (parent to Sierra Pacific Power Co.), Patagonia, Inc., Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, the Environmental Leadership, the Nevada Recycling Coalition and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.

The event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Another event planned for Saturday is a recycling open house sponsored by RSW Recycling at its redemption center, 1100 Commercial Row, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The RSW staff will be on hand to assist and will accept the following on Saturday: Newspapers, office paper, corrugated cardboard, plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars, steel and aluminum cans, large appliances (washers/dryers, water heaters, stoves and refrigerators), used motor oil and antifreeze, and car batteries.

Nevada Recycles 1998 Poster Contest Winners

Winners listed by name and grade:

C. J. Lafferty - First, Ashley Carter - Seventh, Rishel Lutzi - Fifth, Hillary Harris - High School, Alexandra Sweeney - Third, Joanne Terranova - Third, Gregory Miguel - Third, Asa Johnson - First, Maggie Dillingham - Third, Richard Muller - Third, Kendra Terry - Fifth Sydney Evans-Leathers - Sixth, Lyle T. Sotka - Sixth.

Honorable Mention

Winners listed by name and grade: Josh Owen-Sixth, Ashlee Pearson - First, David Subotnic - First, Ricardo Soriano - Trujillo - First, Brittany Crisp - First, Capri Johnson - Fifth,"Robby G" - Fifth, Jacqueline Wicks - Third, Orion Vazquez - Third, Tiffany Core - First, Kayla Snell - Sixth, Christopher Haugen - Sixth, Alex Echeverria - First,"Alex" - Third,"Robert" - Third, Lindze Ashworth - Third,"Cori" - Third, Ashley Fass - Third, Estela Moran - Third,"Juan" - Third,Edward Segroves - Fifth, Ashley Kelley - Fifth, Jessica Pateidl - Sixth, Lara Gurizari - Fifth,Isaac Goldfin - Fifth, Nicki Boyer - Third.