South Carroll Students Win Awards in Recycling Sculpture Contest
Release Date: 12/1/2011 9:40:33 AM
Two students from South Carroll High School were first place category winners in the 10th annual “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest sponsored by the Maryland Department of the Environment.
Crystal Blackwood was the winner in the Creativity category for building a giraffe towering over six feet high. The giraffe was made from records, compact discs, PVC pipe, and cardboard. Olivia Borum was the winner in the Use of Materials category. She designed a miniature dress made of reused puzzle pieces and buttons. Each category winner received a Nook Color.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has celebrated America Recycles Day, traditionally held on November 15, by hosting the annual “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest since 2001. High school students from across Maryland are invited to participate by creating sculptures made of recycled and reusable materials.