Below is a press release from RMLD:
READING, MA — Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) recently honored 36 students from twelve local elementary schools in Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and Lynnfield for their winning entries into RMLD’s elementary student art contest. Virtual award ceremonies were held on March 3rd and 10th. The awards ceremonies were presented by General Manager Coleen O’Brien and RMLD Board members including Chair Robert Coulter, Commissioner Philip Pacino, and Commissioner David Talbot.
For the contest, fourth-grade students were asked to design a poster demonstrating their knowledge of topics presented in an educational video produced by the RMLD including electrical safety, how electricity gets to the home, and electricity and the environment.
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.
The following Wilmington students were recognized for their submissions:
- Una Mehmedagic — 1st Place, North Intermediate School
- Elena O’Shea — 2nd Place, North Intermediate School
- Harper Hill — 3rd Place, North Intermediate School
- Reese Lederman — 1st Place, West Intermediate School
- Charlotte Gregorio — 2nd Place, West Intermediate School
- Adalyn Maloney — 3rd Place, West Intermediate School
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In recognition of the effort local schools put forth in implementing the contest, each participating school was awarded a gift certificate for art supplies. RMLD would like to thank the teachers and faculty for their continued partnership in this important educational initiative.
A full list of the winners and photos of their artwork may be found at https://www.rmld.com/community/slideshows/elem-art-contest-2022.
About Reading Municipal Light Department
Established in 1894, Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) is a municipal electric utility serving over 70,000 residents in the towns of Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and Lynnfield Center. RMLD has over 30,000 meter connections within its service territory.
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