OXFORD – The Oxford Holiday Committee’s eighth annual Recycled Holiday Ornament contest winners were announced by the honorable Oxford Village Mayor, Terry Stark at the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 27. All 51 ornament entries from Oxford Academy Primary School students are considered winners, and will receive Certificates of Recognition as a show of gratitude; however, place awards in each grade were selected.
Gift certificate prizes from Oxford merchants - Big Blue/Valero for $15 gift cards (that could be used for a pizza), the Oxford Coffee House for hot chocolates topped with whipped cream, and Hoppie’s ice cream parlor for ice cream sundaes. In addition, the DEC will be donating keepsake mugs of recycled material and NY Recycles calendars for prizes.
The students who showed outstanding creativity and an exceptional understanding of the concept of recycling are:
In Pre-K, First Place: Nate Capria for his snowman with glittering “rockstar” hat