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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Winning artists celebrated in SWA’s recycling coloring contest

2019 ARD Winners

More than 270 extremely talented artists of all ages illustrated their artistic skill and recycling know-how by entering the America Recycles Day coloring contest from the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County.


Experienced professionals selected a winner and runner-up in each age category, and SWA staff voted to select the SWA Staff Favorites as well as the grand prize winner. The judging was based on creativity, originality, artistic skill, and interpretation and the clarity of the theme. Winning artwork is online at SWA.org/Coloring.


Prizes have been generously furnished by the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, its contest partner WFLX-TV FOX29 and The Breakers Palm Beach, South Florida Fair, The Palm Beach Zoo, and Coca-Cola Beverages Florida.


The winning artists are:


Grand Prize

Winner: Lilyana, G-Star School of the Arts


Age 0 to 4

Winner: Gianna, The French International School of Boca Raton

Runner-Up: Avital, Torah Academy of Boca Raton

SWA Staff Favorite: Victor, Cambridge Schools


Age 5 to 7

Winner: Sebastian, Equestrian Trails Elementary School

Runner-Up: Ava, Trinity Lutheran School Delray Beach

SWA Staff Favorites: Myla, Pine Jog Elementary School

SWA Staff Favorites: Blake, Hammock Point Elementary School

SWA Staff Favorites: Taraji, Pine Jog Elementary School


Age 8 to 10

Winner: Autumn, Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School

Runner-Up: Anna, Hammock Point Elementary School

SWA Staff Favorites: Rylie, Park Trails Elementary School

SWA Staff Favorites: Jeremy, Liberty Park Elementary School

SWA Staff Favorites: Clare, Elbridge Gale Elementary School


Age 11 to 17

Winner: Aubrey, Woodlands Middle School

Runner-Up: Bianca, HL Johnson Elementary School

SWA Staff Favorites: Colleen, Omni Middle School

SWA Staff Favorites: Hannah, Trinity Lutheran School Delray Beach


Adult

Winner: Jo Haltermon

Runner-Up: Anna D. Kidd

SWA Staff Favorites: Lucy Scheiner


Each winner, runner-up and SWA Staff Favorites had their work displayed at the Celebrate America Recycles Day with the SWA event on Saturday, Nov. 16 and are featured in the 2020 SWA Calendar. Copies of the 2020 calendar and 2020 coloring page are available by calling 866-639-2467.


This contest was made possible by a partnership between WFLX-TV FOX29 and the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County.


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