6 Wilmington Students Receive Awards From RMLD Elementary Student Art Contest

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

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. The ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 21. The awards were presented by General Manager Greg Phipps, Integrated Resources Director Bill Bullock, and RMLD Board of Commissioner members Philip Pacino, and Chair Marlena Bita.

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 sustainability.

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.

Wilmington’s winners included:

  • 1st Place: Mila Puca, North Intermediate School
  • 1st Place: Colin Hubbard, West Intermediate School
  • 2nd Place: Olivia Lisek, North Intermediate School
  • 2nd Place: Elena Guarino, West Intermediate School
  • 3rd Place: Anthony Cooper, North Intermediate School
  • 3rd Place: Kira Avansava, West Intermediate School

View their work HERE(Wilmington’s artwork is at the end.)

In recognition of the effort local schools put forth in implementing the contest, each participating school was awarded a gift certificate for art supplies and supplies were also provided for the contest. RMLD would like to thank the teachers and faculty for their continued partnership in this important educational initiative.

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