Friday, May 12, 2017

Tree Posters

   On Arbor Day 28-April the Bogota Environmental Commission award prizes for its fifth grade poster contest. Students from Steen, Bixby, and St.Joseph's school were given the assignment to create a poster on why trees are beneficial.  The top four posters from each of the schools were selected, and the winning designs are on display in the Bogota Public Library near the Nikki Spiegel Storytime Corner.  Students were also awarded a Douglas Fir tree seedling to plant in their own yard.
 Councilwoman Daniele Fede and Bogota Mayor Chris Kelemen presented the honours.

  The winners were:
  From Bixby School:
       1st   Place : Zaara Ahmed
2nd  Place: Michael Olivo
3rd   Place: Anabel Jimenez Lora
Honorable Mention : Isabel Michel

From Steen School: 
      1st    Place: Adam Meberg
2nd  Place: Marcus Ventura
3rd  Place: Joseph Perpepaj
Honorable Mention:  Makayla Douglas

 From St. Joseph's School
      1st  Place:  Myla Lois
2nd Place: Olivia Bardales
3rd Place: Nirvana Ramoutar
4th Place:  J’Niles Simpson

photos courtesy of Councilwoman Fede
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