PHOTOS: RMLD Recognizes West & North Students Following Annual Art Contest

Below is a press release from the Reading Municipal Light Department:

READING, MA — Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) recently honored 33 students from eleven local elementary schools in Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and Lynnfield for their winning entries into RMLD’s annual art contest. Award ceremonies were held on February 4th and 5th at RMLD’s office in Reading. Awards were presented by members of RMLD’s Board of Commissioners.

For the contest, fourth grade students were asked to design a poster demonstrating their knowledge of topics presented in an educational video produced by RMLD. The video covers electricity basics, electrical safety, and energy conservation during peak periods, which is also referred to as “shredding the peak.” Peak periods are times of high usage when the price of electricity is at its highest, and when the more inefficient and environmental impacting generating plants are called into action.

A first, second, and third place winner was selected from each participating school based on the artwork and message. Each winning student was awarded a Barnes and Noble gift card, and each participating school was awarded a gift certificate for art supplies.

Congratulations to Wilmington’s winners:

North Intermediate

1st place – Evan Walsh
2nd place – Griffin Kelley
3rd place – Aidan Lindquist

West Intermediate

1st place – Henrique Zancanaro
2nd place – Ella Gregorio
3rd place – Shanna White

RMLD would like to thank the teachers and faculty at participating schools for their continued partnership in this important educational initiative.

About Reading Municipal Light Department

Established in 1894, Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) is a municipal electric utility serving over 68,000 residents in the towns of Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and Lynnfield Center. RMLD has over 29,000 meter connections within its service territory.

West Intermediate Winners

W - West Intermediate
West Intermediate, Wilmington – Back (L-R): Tom O’Rourke, RMLD; Lena Philips, Teacher; Phil Pacino, RMLD; Hamid Jaffari, RMLD – Front (L-R): Shanna White, 3rd place winner; Ella Gregorio, 2nd place winner; 1st place winner Henrique Zancanaro not pictured

North Intermediate Winners

W - North Intermediate
North Intermediate, Wilmington – Back (L-R): Tom O’Rourke, RMLD; Phil Pacino, RMLD; Kathleen McNamara, Teacher; Hamid Jaffari, RMLD – Front (L-R): Aidan Lindquist, 3rd place winner; Griffin Kelley, 2nd place winner; Evan Walsh, 1st place winner

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