Edmonds ‘Bring Your Own Bag’ poster contest winners announced

The City of Edmonds has announced the student winners of a poster contest aimed at promoting the City’s “Bring Your Own Bag” campaign.

The campaign is a community effort to educate and encourage shoppers and retailers to realize the environmental benefits of bringing and using their own reusable bags when shopping in Edmonds and elsewhere. A citywide ban on single-use plastic checkout bags at retail establishments will become effective Aug. 27.

The top three winning posters and 10 honorable mention winning posters are currently displayed at the Edmonds Library at 650 Main St. in Edmonds. The posters will be on display until June 11.

Congratulations to the poster contest winners:
1st Place – Amanda Rengli – Edmonds Woodway High School – 12th Grade
2nd Place – Katy Olson – Edmonds Woodway High School – 12th Grade
3rd Place – Blaine Palmer – Meadowdale High School – 12th Grade

Honorable mention winners:
Angela Nguyen – Meadowdale Middle School – 8th Grade
Lea Fairbanks – Meadowdale High School – 12th Grade
Rathe Tillman – College Place Middle School – 8th Grade
Arturo Perez – Edmonds Woodway High School – 11th Grade
Zach Wold – Meadowdale Middle School – 8th Grade
Jenna Zaback – Edmonds Woodway High School – 12th Grade
Haley Suarez – Meadowdale High School – 9th Grade
Madeline Worrell – North Sound Christian School – 8th Grade
Allie Barnes – Edmonds Homeschool Resource Center – 8th Grade
Mariya Dudyshyn – Edmonds Woodway High School – 12th Grade

Cash prizes will be given to the top three winners, and gift certificates to Nama’s Candy Store will be given to the 10 honorable mention winners. We would like to thank our anonymous donors of the cash prizes and Pat McKee of Nama’s Candy Store for donating the gift certificates.

Additional information on the Bring Your Own Bag campaign can be found online at www.ci.edmonds.wa.us/bagcampaign.stm.

  1. We should really get pictures of the winning drawings posted. Even the runner-up drawings were excellent. And some are just downright hilarious.

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