Isha Lele '18 is a winner in the Earth Day Coalition's Art, Poetry & Essay Contest
Congratulations to HB sixth grader Isha Lele, whose work was selected as a winner in the 2012 Art, Poetry, and Essay Contest! She was honored last month at EarthFest at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and her winning entry is now on display at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.
Read more about this great program in the official press release issued by the Earth Day Coalition:
EARTH DAY 2012 ART, POETRY, AND ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS ON DISPLAY
Cleveland, Ohio – Students’ art, poetry and essays from Earth Day Coalition’s 23nd Annual Art, Poetry, and Essay Contest are being displayed at:
Cuyahoga County Public Library-Beachwood Branch
25501 Shaker Blvd.
Beachwood, OH 44122
Display available for viewing from
Monday, May 21 through Sunday, June 11, 2012
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 am – 9 pm
Friday-Saturday 9 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
The Art, Poetry, and Essay Contest is an annual contest open to all students, grades K-12, in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Lake, Geauga, Lorain, Medina, Summit, and Portage counties. In 2012 students were asked to share their thoughts and feelings on ‘Local and Sustainable Food’ through drawings, paintings, photography, essays, or poetry.
Topics were created in three grade-specific categories to guide students with the content of their entries. Entries were judged on understanding of the environmental topic, creativity, and originality. Spelling and grammar are also considered for written entries.
Winning entries were also displayed at Earth Day Coalition’s EarthFest 2012 at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on April 22, 2012 for thousands of visitors to see. Each winner received the acclaimed Hope and Stanley Adelstein Award for Excellence presented by Cleveland dignitaries at the EarthFest 2012 Welcoming Ceremonies.
Thirty students from the diverse Northeast Ohio communities of Avon, Brook Park, Cleveland, Columbia Station, Doylestown, Fairview Park, Highland Heights, Lakewood, Middleburg Heights, Parma Heights, Strongsville, University Heights, Wadsworth and Westlake were honored for their outstanding contributions.
The Art, Poetry, and Essay Contest encourages Northeast Ohio students to celebrate Earth Day by expressing their ideas for solutions to environmental issues facing our community. Parents, teachers, school administrators and students can call Earth Day Coalition at 216-281-6468 to receive an application for the 2013 Art, Poetry, and Essay Contest or can check our website www.earthdaycoalition.org, after January 1,
2013. Call 216-281-6468 x221 for more details.
"Established in 1990, Earth Day Coalition's mission is to provide education, inspire leadership, and encourage action for a healthy environment. Earth Day Coalition's year-round programs include: Student Environmental Leadership, Clean Transportation, Neighborhood Action, and EarthFest. EarthFest is Ohio's largest environmental education event and the longest running Earth Day celebration in the nation."