CIGARETTE LITTER PREVENTION PROGRAM
AWARDS FIRST TWO CLASSROOM GRANTS
May 7, 2013 – Keep Wakulla County Beautiful has awarded the first two Classroom Grants to for the 2012-13 school year. The $100.00 awards were granted to Deborah Madden and Freebeau Swindel at Wakulla High School and Elena Myhre and Racheal Ryan of Medart Elementary.
The proposed project for Wakulla High School will involve students, WHS Staff, community volunteers in creating and maintaining a garden landscape at the school. The carpentry students and their instruction will build, stain and install two trellises in the garden. The garden will be maintained by students who volunteer to work after hours and can be awarded bright futures hours. Community partners are Just Fruits and Exotics and Betsey Smith, Landscape specialist.
Medart Elementary will be creating a mural designed by students that will incorporate all Medart students. The goal is to inspire teamwork and leadership. The mural will be centrally located in the main hallway for all students and visitors to see. The focus will be 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – and outstanding undertaking to inspire our young citizens.
Our next grant period will begin in August at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year.
For more information on Keep Wakulla County Beautiful, visit our website at www://KWCB.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org