Natomas School Recognized For Recycling

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Witter Ranch Elementary School in Natomas today was awarded a $500 prize for student recycling efforts.

Read, Write, Recycle!, a recycling contest for students of San Juan and Natomas Unified school districts, today announced Witter Ranch Elementary School as the district-level winner in a recycling contest.

Six schools, including two from San Juan and four from Natomas, competed over a five-week period to collect and redeem recyclable materials. Witter Ranch Elementary School won the contest by recycling the most paper, aluminum, glass and plastic.

Assemblyman Dr. Richard Pan and Sacramento Vice Mayor Angelique Ashby were on hand to help Sherri McCarthy, manager of state affairs for the American Chemistry Council, present certificates of recognition to Witter Ranch students along with a $500 check awarded to the school. Today’s celebration activities also included a recycling game for students featuring mascots Betty Bottle and Al Luminum.

Heron School, H. Allen Hight and Natomas Park elementary schools also participated in the contest from Natomas. 


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