Back in December, Stittsville Central asked everyone to vote for A. Lorne Cassidy in the TerraCycle, partnered with Staples, “Box that Rocks” contest. The school had submitted their environmental project using recycled markers. From entrants across Canada, the school was placed in 8th position as one of the top finalists.
The school found out about the contest as they already recycle through the TerraCycle program. They had registered in 2017 with TerraCycle because the company provides fundraising opportunities to schools across Canada.
Well, obviously a lot of Stittsville people voted and Thank You because A. Lorne Cassidy has won! First prize was a chance to win two outdoor garden beds and a picnic table made from 100% recycled plastic, as well as a $1,000 donation to any school or non-profit organization of choice, along with a $300 cheque for garden supplies. The school is going to donate the $1,000 to the Dunrobin Disaster Relief fund. A. Lorne Cassidy is named along with the 2 other schools who won second and third place as the winners.
Congratulations to all of the students and teachers who were involved in this project.
Thanks go to Mandy Hambly for sharing this follow-up information with us.
Stittville will be watching A. Lorne Cassidy for future winning environmental projects!