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Neat Streets Miami Announces the Winners of the 14th Annual Clean Up & Green Up Poster and Video Contest

MIAMI (March 21, 2018)

Neat Streets Miami and the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners will spotlight 16 local student artists on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9 a.m. in the Commission Chambers – 111 NW 1 Street, 2nd Floor, Miami, Florida - in recognition of their creative contributions to the 14th annual Clean Up & Green Up Poster and Video Contest. Students in elementary through high school were challenged to design a poster that reflected the theme: How would you make Miami-Dade County more beautiful? High school students were able to submit a video illustrating the same theme. More than 1,500 entries were received. Here are the winners:

WINNING POSTERS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1st Place
Hazel Slaughter, 1st grade - Maya Angelou Elementary School
Teacher: Ms. Yamile Heguy
Miami-Dade County District 3 Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson

2nd Place
Sasha Nicole Curbelo, 4th grade - Coral Reef Elementary School
Teacher: Ms. Monica Gonzalez
Miami-Dade County District 8 Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava

3rd Place
Aceto Dominguez, 2nd grade - Biscayne Elementary School
Teacher: Ms. Maria Iglesias- Ramesan
Miami-Dade County District 4 Commissioner Sally A. Heyman

 MIDDLE SCHOOL

1st Place
Estefania Collazo Wood, 6th grade - David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center
Teacher: Ms. Martha Hernandez
Miami-Dade County District 4 Commissioner Sally A. Heyman

2nd Place
Juliette Camacho, 6th grade - David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center
Teacher: Ms. Martha Hernandez
Miami-Dade County District 4 Commissioner Sally A. Heyman

3rd Place
Nickole Reyes, 6th grade - David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center
Teacher: Ms. Martha Hernandez
Miami-Dade County District 4 Commissioner Sally A. Heyman

 HIGH SCHOOL

1st Place
Ashley Gonzalez, 11th grade - Somerset Academy Silver Palms Senior High School
Teacher: Ms. Victoria Martino
Miami-Dade County District 8 Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava

2nd Place
Danielle Ojeda, 10th grade - Coral Reef High School
Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Brophy- Kalbac
Miami-Dade County District 9 Commissioner Dennis C. Moss

3rd Place
Sidney Starman, 11th grade - Coral Reef High School
Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Brophy- Kalbac
Miami-Dade County District 9 Commissioner Dennis C. Moss

WINNING VIDEOS

1st Place
Luis Perez, Giuliana Coto, 11th grade, & Jorge Socarras, 12th grade - Pinecrest Preparatory High School
Teacher: Ms. Stephanie Wasilewski
Miami-Dade County District 11 Commissioner Joe A. Martinez

1st Place
Marcelo Balladares, Andrew Lopez & Shawn Gutierrez, 12th grade - Pinecrest Preparatory High School
Teacher: Ms. Stephanie Wasilewski
Miami-Dade County District 11 Commissioner Joe A. Martinez

2nd Place
Matthew Vidarre, 12th grade - Leadership Learning Center at St. John Bosco
Teacher: Ms. Marina Barrientos
Miami-Dade County District 5 Commissioner Bruno A. Barreiro

 

The Clean Up & Green Up Poster and Video Contest is made possible through the support of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Miami-Dade County Public School System and Miami-Dade County District 9 Commissioner Dennis C. Moss, Chairman of Neat Streets Miami.

About Neat Streets Miami
Neat Streets Miami is a multi-jurisdictional County board dedicated to creating beautiful, green and safe transportation corridors, gateways and connections.  Chaired by Miami-Dade Commissioner Dennis C. Moss, the Board is made up of elected officials, professionals, advocates and non-profits who work together on quality of life initiatives, such as, Adopt-A-Road, Million Trees Miami and Safer People, Safer Streets.