Archived Story

LSSWMD contest winners announced

Published 10:33am Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Last Friday Lawrence-Scioto County Solid Waste Management Department announced the winners of its inaugural Let’s Get Dramatic video contest.

The purpose of the contest was to help teach students about the importance of recycling and allow them to do so in a creative fashion.

“We wanted the kids to understand the importance of recycling and how they could help environment,” said Stephanie Helms, of the LSSWMD. “We also wanted the kids to be able to explore their creativity and have fun doing it.”

The rules of the contest dictated that each video could be no longer than three minutes, and that each school was limited to no more than three entries.

“We named winners from both Lawrence and Scioto counties,” Helms said. “All the videos were great and we hope next year the contest grows.”

Jacob Barber and Shayna Thacker from Ironton High School were the Lawrence County winners, while the team of Alayna Waller, Myra Sosby, Cayley Rase and Juliana Logan from Wheelersburg High won for Scioto County.

The winning teams were presented with $250 and will have their videos featured on the LSSWMD website at www.lsswmd.com.

A panel of judges from Ohio University Southern selected the winners.

 

The Tribune believes it is possible for people with a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner and will remove comments that, in our opinion, foster incivility. We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. Responsibility for what is posted or contributed to this site is the sole responsibility of each user. By contributing to this website, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexual, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy this site, or that infringes on the rights of others. Any user who feels that a contribution to this website is a violation of these terms of use is encouraged to email report-comments@irontontribune.com, or click the "report comment" link that is on all comments. We reserve the right to remove messages that violate these terms of use and we will make every effort to do so — within a reasonable time frame — if we determine that removal is necessary.

Editor's Picks

Local hip-hop artist to perform at SXSW

Ironton High School Class of 2011 graduate McKinley Carter, who goes by the name of Mac Carter, knew at a young age he wanted to ... Read more