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RI Recycling Club Ceremony

PROVIDENCE, RI (November, 2006)

On November 15, 2006, an awards ceremony was held at the RI State House in honor of America Recycles Day. Seven of the top schools from around the state were given awards for their outstanding recycling efforts.

Emma G. Whiteknact School – East Providence

Emma G. Whiteknact School – East Providence

Students from the Emma G. Whiteknact Elementary School were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize Emma G. Whiteknact Elementary School as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of the Emma G. Whiteknact Elementary School was principal Linda Soochi and East Providence Representative Helio Melo. Presenting the award was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured, left to right are: Sue Stenhouse, Deputy Director of Community Relations, office of the governor; Greg Gerrit, Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Linda Soochi; Helio Melo; John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; and Arlene Violet.

Bernon Heights Elementary School

Bernon Heights Elementary School - Woonsocket

Students from the Bernon Heights Elementary School were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize Bernon Heights Elementary School as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of Bernon Heights Elementary School was Principal Margaret Tincknell. Presenting the award was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured, left to right are: Sue Stenhouse, Deputy Director of Community Relations, office of the governor; Greg Gerrit, Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Margaret Tincknell; John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; and Arlene Violet.

Eden Park Elementary School - Cranston

Eden Park Elementary School - Cranston

Students from Eden Park Elementary School were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize Eden Park Elementary School as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of Eden Park Elementary School were 5th grade teacher Holly Scripsack, and students Gregory Velleca and Amanda Smith. Presenting the award to the students was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured, left to right are: Sue Stenhouse, Deputy Director of Community Relations, office of the governor; Greg Gerrit, Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Olivia Anderson; John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; and Arlene Violet.

French American School - Providence

French American School - Providence

Students from the French American School were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize the French American School as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of the French American School was teacher Olivia Anderson. Presenting the award was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured are: John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; Guy Lefebvre, Treasurer of the Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Edwin Fava, Victoria Davis, Halley Greene, Drew Watts, Tyler Rotstein, and Arlene Violet.

Montessori Children’s House -Providence

Montessori Children’s House -Providence

Students from The Montessori Children’s House were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize Montessori Children’s House as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of Montessori Children’s House was Director Troy Locke. Presenting the award was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured, left to right are: Sue Stenhouse, Deputy Director of Community Relations, office of the governor; Greg Gerrit, Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Troy Locke; John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; and Arlene Violet.

Lincoln Central Elementary School - Lincoln

Lincoln Central Elementary School - Lincoln

Students from Lincoln Central Elementary School were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize Lincoln Central Elementary School as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of Lincoln Central was student Olivia Caccia. Presenting the award was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured, left to right are: Sue Stenhouse, Deputy Director of Community Relations, office of the governor; Greg Gerrit, Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Olivia Caccia; Paul Caccia, Waste Prevention Coordinator at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; and Arlene Violet.

Lincoln Middle School - Lincoln

Lincoln Middle School - Lincoln

Students from Lincoln Middle School were awarded a certificate of achievement in recycling at the RI State House on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The award, given out at the RI Schools Recycling Club ceremony, was to recognize Lincoln Middle School as a leader in the RI schools recycling challenge. Accepting the award on behalf of Lincoln Middle School were students Jacob Benoit and Hanna Drucker, along with teacher Theresa DeRizzo and principal Bruce Macksoud. Presenting the award to the students was former RI Attorney General, Arlene Violet.

Pictured, left to right are: Sue Stenhouse, Deputy Director of Community Relations, office of the governor; Jacob Benoit; Hanna Drucker; Greg Gerrit, Environment Council of RI Education Fund; Theresa DeRizzo; Bruce Macksoud; John Trevor, Recycling Program Manager at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; and Arlene Violet.


Past Award Winners


November 15, 2006 -- America Recycles Day Awards

April 25, 2006 -- Earth Day 2006

November 15, 2005 -- America Recycles Day Awards

November 15, 2004 -- America Recycles Day Awards

April 22, 2004 -- Earth Day 2004

November 14, 2003 -- America Recycles Day Awards

April 15, 2003 -- Earth Day 2003

November 15, 2002 -- America Recycles Day Awards

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