Saturday, April 16, 2016
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Porter County Expo Center 215 East Division Road, Valparaiso
FREE PARKING & ADMISSION
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Congratulations 2016 Winners
First Place: Nativity of Our Savior
Second Place: Discovery Charter School
Third Place: Chesterton High School
First Place: South Haven Elementary
Second Place: John Wood Elementary
Third Place: Iddings Elementary
2016 K-12 School Rain Barrel Design Competition
Download 2016 forms, guidelines and information for competitors
The competitors include:
Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Harrison ElementaryCarrie Gosch Elementary SchoolChesterton High SchoolClifford Pierce Middle SchoolDiscovery Charter SchoolFieler elementary schoolGriffith High SchoolHayes Leonard ElementaryIddings ElementaryJohn Wood Elementary SchoolKesling Middle SchoolKouts ElementaryKouts High SchoolMerrillville High SchoolMerrillville Intermediate SchoolMichigan City High SchoolMiller Elementary SchoolMorgan TownshipNativity of Our SaviorNorthview ElementaryPortage High SchoolSaint Paul Catholic SchoolSalk Elementary SchoolSouth Haven ElememtarySt. PatrickThomas Jefferson Middle SchoolUnion Township Middle SchoolWestville Elementary
Teachers and schools interested in participating will get a rain barrel that they can paint or decorate with their own environmentally-friendly materials and illustrate an environmental theme.
All rain barrels in the competition will be displayed and judged between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, by the visitors at the 2016 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration at the Porter County Expo Center.
The winners will be announced at the end of the Earth Day Celebration, around 4 p.m.
Each guest entering the Celebration will receive a ticket to use to cast a vote for their favorite barrel in the competition. Awards will be given in each of two categories:
1) Elementary and
2) Middle, Intermediate and High School.
Classes or schools winning first prize will receive a $150 classroom scholarship.
Second prizes will win a $50 classroom scholarship and a hand chair, and third place will win a $50 classroom scholarship.
Which barrel will get your vote?
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