April 23, 2012
Yesterday, students at Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute won the contest. They were participating in a clean-up contest held by Live Green Toronto™ on Earth Day. The school that collected the most garbage would receive a $5000 grant for their school and runner up grants. The students, who were eager to win, went to Downtown Waterfront to clean up garbage along the Lakeshore. There were over 70 other schools across the TDSB were involved in the event. The winning school was determined by the number of units of waste received by Live Green Toronto™ within April 22, 2012 8:00am EST to 4:00pm EST. The school that collected the most waste during the contest timeframe would be awarded the 1st Prize. The school with the next highest total amount of waste collected would win 2nd prize. The school with the next highest total amount of waste collected would win 3rd prize. 1st prize was won by Lawrence Park C.I, which was $5000, 2nd prize was won by Newtonbrook S.S. ($1000) and lastly, 3rd prize was won by North Toronto C.I ($500). "I’m glad the students spent their time doing something good for the community." Principal was overheard saying. "It's good now that the school has extra money to spend." Mr. MacDonald, one of the teachers was herd saying. Live Green Toronto™ hopes that by introducing this contest schools in other districts will participate in similar events. Remember, Everything You Do Makes a Difference.