At the Arbor Day Proclamation signing this morning we announced the winners of the 2006 Arbor Day Poster Contest. There were two categories: high school and elementary school.
In the high school category, honorable mentions went to Earllon Granada, Francine Santos, Desiree Yamada, Jashlie Camacho, Joseph Cruz, Mark Reyes, Joseph Villela, Nancy Pecsan, Mia Aguon, and Kay Park of Marianas High School. First place and a $200 gift certificate to National Office Supply went to Jeff V. Serrano of Marianas High School.
In the elementary school category, honorable mentions went to Andrew Alfeche and Keena C. Leon Guerrero of Gregorio T. Camacho Elementary School (GTC), Keenah Guerrero and Cassandra M. of Koblerville Elementary School, Jennycka Bery, Clariza M. Magat, and Florentina Cordero of Oleai Elementary School, J. Roberto's 6th Grade Class of Tanapag Elementary School, and Jackyln Garote of San Vicente Elementary School. Third place and a $50 gift certificate to National Office Supply went to Lance Y. Garon of GTC, Second place and a $150 gift certificate to National Office Supply went to BingJane V. Serrano of Oleai Elementary School, and First place and a $200 gift certificate to National Office Supply were awarded to Michael Y. Garon of GTC.
Each of the winners and honorable mentions received a tree to take home, an Arbor Day button, and a Beautify CNMI! bumper sticker. Trees were donated by CNMI Foresty and the gift certificates were sponsored by DNLR Secretary Dr. Ike de la Cruz, Representative Cinta M. Kaipat, Representative Edwin P. Aldan, Marianas Resource Conservation & Development Council, and National Office Supply.