For the second year in a row, a Mesquite Independent School District school has become the winner of the Texas Recycle-Bowl. In 2012, the Keep America Beautiful, Inc. presented the first annual nationwide event, awarding the first place to Mesquite ISD’s Sam Rutherford Elementary. On Friday, March 8, 2013 Sam Rutherford Elementary will be once more presented with the first place Texas recycling championship award of a commemorative plaque and $1,000 check in an awards ceremony in Mesquite.
The ceremony will take place on March 8 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Mesquite High School located at 300 E. Davis, Mesquite, TX 75149. Second and third place schools, both also Mesquite ISD schools, will be presented awards during the ceremony attended by school faculty, students and local dignitaries which will include Mesquite Mayor Pro Tem Stan Pickett and representatives from Nestle Waters, Keep Texas Beautiful, and the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling.
Recycle-Bowl is a comprehensive nationwide recycling competition for elementary, middle and high school students. It is presented by Keep America Beautiful, Inc., the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, and Keep Texas Beautiful, statewide nonprofit dedicated to beautifying and improving community environments.
Congratulations to Mesquite ISD and Sam Rutherford Elementary for excellence in keeping Texas and America beautiful!