WINNERS OF THE ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE TO BE ANNOUNCED / ART SUBMISSIONS ON PUBLIC DISPLAY

  • 2016 marks 12th Annual Student Environmental Art Challenge by ACAP Humber Arm.
  • This art challenge is open to all primary and elementary students within Corner Brook, the Bay of Islands, Pasadena and Deer Lake.
  • The theme of the art challenge changes annually.  This year’s theme was: “Plastics and the Marine Environment”.
  • 330 submissions received in 2016
  • All submissions reviewed by a judges panel.  This year’s judges included:

o   Diane Crocker, Western Star

o   Wendy Woodland, Rogers TV

o   Dave Lewis, NF Power

o   Kim Sheehan, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

o   Sheldon Peddle, ACAP Humber Arm

  • A winner is selected at both the Primary and Elementary level.
  • Winners are presented with a new bicycle and helmet, compliments of NF Power.  NF Power has sponsored this prize since the contest began in 2004.
  • The 2016 Elementary Level Winner will be announced 11am, Monday, June 6th at St. James All Grade in Lark Harbour

o   Sheldon Peddle of ACAP Humber Arm and either Carl Bishop or Matthew Hatcher of NF Power will be in attendance to announce the winner and present the bike.

o   Media are welcome to attend; photo of student only, not other classmates.

  • The 2016 Primary Level Winner will be announced 1pm, Tuesday, June 7th at Ecole CC Loughlin in Corner Brook.

o   Greg Moore of ACAP Humber Arm and Dave Lewis of NF Power will be in attendance to announce the winner and present the bike.

o   Media are welcome to attend

  • ALL submissions received will be on display for public viewing at the Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre during Environment Week, June 6th – 10th
  • Digital copies of the winning submissions and top ten finalists in each grade category are available upon request.

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