2014 Anti-Litter Poster Contest

Karina Barrios Takes 1st Place in The 2014 Annual Anti-Litter Poster Contest

Here Karina Poses With The Winning Poster and Art Teacher, Ms. Nascimento
Here Karina Poses With The Winning Poster and Art Teacher, Ms. Nascimento

Karina Barrios, a sixth grade student at Oliver Street School won first place among fifth to eighth grade students in the Ironbound Business Improvement District’s (IBID) 12th annual Anti-Litter Art Contest. Barrios was supported in her contest entry by Art Teacher Rosalie Nascimento. Karina accepted a shining trophy along with a commemorative certificates to signify her success in drawing attention to the IBID’s “Let’s Work Together to Keep the Ironbound Clean” quality of life initiative. More than 50 entries were received from students at five Ironbound schools including Ann Street School, Ironbound Catholic Academy and Wilson Avenue School in addition to Hawkins and Oliver Street Schools.

From The Left is Seth A. Grossman, IBID Executive Director, Karina's Sister, Andrea, Ms. Nascimento & Steven T. Yglesias, IBID President
From The Left is Seth A. Grossman, IBID Executive Director, Karina’s Sister, Andrea, Ms. Nascimento & Steven T. Yglesias, IBID President

You can learn more about the contest in an article posted on Newark Patch by Vince Baglivo by clicking here.