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Kristine Major

Students Share the Magic of Recycling in a 2023 Calendar

Kristine Major, Solid Waste Educator, No Phone Number Available

Friday, December 16, 2022 at 1:50 p.m.

Students Share the Magic of Recycling in a 2023 Calendar

“The Magic of Recycling!” More than 250 local students in grades K-8 entered the Spokane Recycles Poster Contest sponsored by the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System. Their work, created to help raise recycling awareness in Spokane County, was based on the theme, “The Magic of Recycling!” Of all the entries, 30 grade-level finalists were selected to have their work highlighted in a fun and informative calendar for 2023.

A limited number of these calendars are now available free of charge from the City of Spokane Solid Waste Disposal Department. Call 509.625.6521 or email to get your copy.

Congratulations to all the finalists!

Farwell Elementary School, Mead

  • Taylor Van Cleef

Finch Elementary School, Spokane

  • Declan Grant, Grade 5
  • Mikayla DiFrancesco, Grade 5
  • Peyton Bedford, Grade 5
  • Tristin Rice, Grade 5

Glover Middle School, Spokane

  • Eliza Burns, Grade 7 (calendar cover artist)

Highland Middle School, Mead

  • Von Salvacruz, Grade 6

Hutton Elementary School, Spokane

  • Felix Blitz, Grade 4

Moran Prairie Elementary School, Spokane

  • Reiko Heyamoto, Grade 4
  • Rieslyng Verduzco, Grade 4

Mullan Road Elementary School, Spokane

  • Maggie Anderson, Grade 5

Pioneer School, Spokane Valley

  • Ella LeClaire, Grade K
  • Maxwell Peterson, Grade 1
  • Aashi Patil, Grade 3
  • Arthur Meinhart, Grade 3
  • Isaiah Alvarado, Grade 3
  • Siri Krishnareddygari, Grade 3
  • Jai Kaushik, Grade 4

Spokane Valley Adventist School, Spokane Valley

  • Kashlyn Shaver, Grade 2
  • Oliver Aguilera, Grade 3
  • Evve Stowe, Grade 5
  • Danika Reese, Grade 6
  • Adalynn DeChenne, Grade 8
  • Emalee Barker, Grade 8

St. George’s School, Spokane

  • Claire Spelman, Grade 2
  • Kiak Kirsch, Grade 2
  • Cleo Townley, Grade 4
  • Ella Tombari, Grade 5
  • Zoey Melville, Grade 5

St. Mary’s Catholic School, Spokane Valley

  • Katelynn Nguyen, Grade 7

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