The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will host the 10th Annual “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest. Program Director and on-air personality, John Klug from The Bay 100.7 FM, working artist and retired art teacher Barbara L. Cox, and MDE Secretary Robert M. Summers will serve as judges to determine contest winners based on creativity, use of materials, and workmanship. Sponsors of the event include: Giant Food, Constellation Energy, Maryland, Delaware, DC Beverage Association, The American Visionary Art Museum, The American Cleaning Institute, e-Structors, Inc., Maryland Recycling Network, Waste Management Inc., Rehrig Pacific Company, and Lori Scozzofava.
Friday, November 18, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Sculptures will be on display beginning at 10 a.m. and the winners will be announced at approximately 12:15 p.m.
Montgomery Park Business Center Auditorium, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, 21230
Since 2001, MDE has celebrated America Recycles Day by hosting the Annual “Rethink Recycling” Sculpture Contest. High school students from across Maryland are invited to participate by creating sculptures made of recycled and reusable materials. Approximately 68 entries from 30 different high schools across the State will be judged. Previous contestants have created innovative and artistic sculptures using records, plastic bags, old shoes, playing cards, computer parts, and more.
Participating High Schools
Old Mill High School
Digital Harbor High School, Heritage High School
Mount de Sales Academy, Parkville High School, Sparrows Point High School
Century High School, Liberty High School, South Carroll High School, Westminster High School
Huntingtown High School
Westlake High School
Linganore High School, Middletown High School, Urbana High School, Walkersville High School
Northern Garrett County High School, Southern Garrett County High School
C. Milton Wright High School
Glenelg Country School, Reservior High School
Albert Einstein High School, Besthesda-Chevy Chase High School, Northwest High School, Northwood High School
Prince George’s County
Charles Herbert Flowers High School, DeMatha Catholic High School, Suitland High School-Center for Performing Arts
Smithsburg High School, North Hagerstown High School