What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

FIRST ANNUAL 'CREATE SOMETHING GREAT' RECYCLED SCULPTURE CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Nassau County, Long Island
by Kaitlin Ahern

Related: create something great, recycled sculpture, winners, portledge school, theodore roosevelt sanctuary, nassau county, long island, ny,


Mia Verrochi; Chrissy KremerPortledge School and the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center recently co-sponsored the first annual Create Something GreatSM Recycled Sculpture Contest. This contest was a hands-on learning experience for budding young artists across Long Island. Students were encouraged to build sculptures designed around the theme of animals, insects, birds, and reptiles made out of recycled and/or reusable materials. Curiosity about art, wildlife, and environmental issues shined through in every entry.

Portledge School held a reception on Saturday, April 9, at which the general public was able to view the nearly 80 sculptures submitted to the contest by elementary-age students from Long Island schools. Award winners were announced in three age categories based on overall aesthetic value and creative use of recycled materials. All participants received a certificate of participation and each winner received a gift card for art supplies ($100 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place). 

 

 

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Category:

First place: John Piszczatowski (Glen Head)

Second: Ellie Spangler (Jericho)

Third: Jack Fentress (Locust Valley)

 

2nd and 3rd Grade Category:

First place: Mia Verrochi (Oyster Bay)

Second: Megan Early (Locust Valley)

Third: Emily Rodgers (Glen Cove)

 

4th through 6th Category:

First place: Joshua Yoder (Glen Cove)

Second: Jordan Dyer (Bayville)

Third: Laura Yardeni (Brookville)

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Local News - Nassau County, Long Island Articles

Special Mother's Day Motiv8 Program Held to Empower Girls

Aviation-Themed Birthday Parties for Plane Enthusiasts
The Green Vale School Adds STEM Camp
LIU Post Youth Camps Adds Three Programs
Lanyard Ladies Opens Garden City Park Location

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Nassau County, Long Island Sponsors

What's Cooking?
30 E. Main St.
Oyster Bay, NY
516-922-COOK (2665)
At What's Cooking, children learn more than just t...

New York Lizards
855-NYLizards (695-4927)
The New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse (MLL...

Oil City Skate Park
3565 Maple Ct.
Oceanside, NY
516-280-2100
Oil City Skate Park is the perfect venue for all s...

Kitchen Time's Party Place
691 Broadway
Massapequa, NY
516-795-4980
Kitchen Time's Party Place provides childrens' coo...

Candy Store (The)
1061 Willis Ave.
Albertson, NY
516-708-9581
The Candy Store is your candy source. We offer a w...
See Our Local News - Nassau County, Long Island Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE