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Posted on: April 17, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Gifts Trees Give Us Arbor Day Student Art & Essay Contest WInners

To celebrate Westmont’s Tree City USA 21st Anniversary, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) is proud to announce the 2017 Annual Arbor Day Student Art & Essay Contest winners. The contest was open to all K-12 students who either live in Westmont or attend a school located in Westmont. “Trees are important to our community and we hope to encourage students to appreciate the many gifts and benefits that trees provide to our community," said EIC Secretary Mary Gabryel. 

Samyuktha Viswanath -- K-1st-2nd -- Essay
Keshav Viswanath -- K-1st-2nd -- Essay
Peter Sebastian -- K-1st-2nd -- Artwork
Anabelle Christensen -- K-1st-2nd -- Artwork
Darren Chen -- 3rd-4th-5th -- Essay
Sebrina Sebastian -- 3rd-4th-5th -- Essay
Suryakumari Sista -- 3rd-4th-5th -- Artwork
Casandra Christensen -- 3rd-4th-5th -- Artwork
Pranav Viswanath -- 6th-7th-8th -- Essay
Maria Attaallah -- 6th-7th-8th -- Artwork
Evelyn Kostal -- 6th-7th-8th -- Artwork

All the winners will be recognized at a reception at Westmont Public Library on Saturday, April 29, between 11am and 1pm.

The Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission thanks everyone who participated in the contest! Pictures of some of the artwork from the contest can be found on the Village Website at: 


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director/Public Information Officer

Westmont EIC
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