America Recycles Contest Winner

Pine Bend Student Wins Countywide Contest
Posted on 01/24/2022
Pine Bend student and first place artist, Madison, with her winning posterIn November, Dakota County opened its America Recycles Day Poster Contest to 4th graders throughout the area. A submission from Pine Bend Elementary School student, Madison, won First Place Overall, and the school surprised her with an impromptu awards celebration.

Madison was one of 34 entries in the Dakota County contest, earning the top prize. Dakota County’s environmental specialist and school recycling coordinator delivered Madison’s prize with the help of Principal Quennel Cooper, paraprofessional Ashley Buntin, and Madison’s mom. As part of her prize, Madison’s poster will be displayed at Galaxie Library in Apple Valley through the month of February. Congratulations, Madison!