December 13, 2006 - Michelle Finchum,
a student at Ritta Elementary School, and Aaron Brown, a student
at Chilhowee Intermediate School, are the winners of the recent
Knox County Schools' Phone Book Recycling Poster Contest.
The contest is part of the annual effort by the schools that collected
more than 143 tons of telephone books last year for recycling.
Michelle and Aaron each received a proclamation about their achievement
and a $50 award from Mayor Bill Haslam on Tuesday, Dec. 12, for
winning the contest.
The two prizewinners received their awards during a ceremony at
the new Goodwill-Park Village Drive Recycling Center in West Knoxville
to kickoff the phone book recycling effort.
Michelle's teacher, Bobby Mooring, and Aaron's teacher, Jessie Gwyn,
also received $125 awards for use in their respective classrooms.