San Benito County Integrated Waste Management announced winners of a poster art contest and sustainability merit badges at its inaugural Earth Day Celebration on Saturday.
The poster art winners will have their pieces displayed on the side of Recology collection trucks.
Here are the 15 Art Poster Winners:
Lourdes Rios (Kindergarten), Isabelle Slykas (1st Grade), Julian Delgadillo (1st Grade), Mia D. Castro (2nd Grade), Jayleen Arredondo (2nd Grade), Bridget Ferry (3rd Grade), Elizabeth Starkweather (3rd Grade), Camila Chavez (4th Grade), Ashlin Mann (5th Grade), Isabella Bozzi (5th Grade), Jecely Vidalez (7th Grade), Lupe Gonzalez (7th Grade), Heidi Rivera (7th Grade), Christopher A. McGuire (8th Grade), Samantha Slykas (9th Grade)
San Benito County Board Chairman Mark Medina announced the winners at Saturday’s Earth Day event.
And the Sustainability Merit Badge (Eagle Badge!) recipients from BS Troop 436 were:
Owain Robinson, Ethan Robinson, Chase Cederquist, Andrew Hubbard, Lukas Zanger, Noah Swanton, Giovanni Stotler, Jacques Morin
The free event Saturday had over 20 partners providing interactive Earth Day activities for all ages and easy ways for residents to be more green and sustainable.
For video from the event, see below: