Marianas Variety, Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Sister Remedios wins Christmas tree contest
By Emmanuel T. Erediano
Variety News Staff
Students from the Sister Remedios Early Childhood Development Center won the Christmas tree decoration contest at the Paseo De Marianas in Garapan.
The students decorated their tree with recycled materials and were awarded 50 points and the grand prize of $500.
Saipan Community School won second prize and $300 scoring 48.2 points followed by Oleai Elementary School which won $200.
Students from Garapan Elementary School and Tanapag Elementary School, who tied for fourth and fifth places, won passes to the water park at the World Resort Hotel and gift certificates from DFS.
Sixth place went to Kagman Elementary School which received the same prizes.
The contest, which was staged in partnership with the Beautify CNMI! coalition, aimed to instill in the minds of participants and spectators the importance of recycling as a means of proper and effective solid waste management.