This Spring hundreds of students participated in the Keep Denver Beautiful Essay & Poster contest from several schools throughout the City of Denver expressing how they feel about litter, and ways they can prevent it in their community in the form of artwork and writing. The Keep Denver Beautiful Awards presentation was held April 18, 2013 to honor the winning students and other community volunteers, First Lady Ms. Mary Louise Lee was the Keynote speaker.
Pictured: Back Row-left to right: Ms. Mary Louise Lee, Izzie Cier, Yaneicy Mendoza, Cindy Trinh, Spencer Workman, Kevin Palacio, Angelo Trujillo, Mike Lutz-Solid Waste Management Front Row- left to right: Gabe Wood, Alec Sirois, Isis Jenkins, Michaela Sirois, Madelyn Martinez-Castaneda
Read the winning essays below!
If you would like more information contact Keep Denver Beautiful at 303-446-3557.
The 2015 Keep Denver Beautiful Essay & Poster winners have been announced! Denver Students in grades 3-8 were asked to write an essay or design a poster about litter in accordance with the theme, "Put Litter In Its Place". Students were asked what they can to prevent litter at their school and in their community?
Teachers: Would you like more information on how your school can participate? Contact Keep Denver Beautiful by calling 3-1-1
Click on 2015 winning poster images below to view larger version
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Keep Denver Beautiful sponsors an annual Poster and Essay contest which is open to students in Denver, grades 3-8. This is a great way for students to express how they can keep Denver clean and beautiful. The contest is open for entries from January- March.
2014 POSTER & ESSAY CONTEST THEME:
“NO GRAFFTI VANDALISM IN MY COMMUNITY ”
2014 Winner - This poster designed by Nina Weprin of Lowry Elementary School
2013 Winner - This poster designed by Angelo Trujillo of Dora Moore School
2012 Winner - This poster designed by Mia Brierly of Polaris at Ebert School
2011 Winner - This poster designed by Alanna Evans of Morey Middle School
2010 Winner - This poster designed by Timothy Smith of Smiley Middle School.