OXFORD – The Oxford Holiday Committee’s ninth annual Recycled Holiday Ornament contest winners were announced by the honorable Oxford Village Mayor, Terry Stark at the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 25. All 56 ornament entries from Oxford Academy Primary School and 6 entries from Oxford’s Head Start 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’s/Valero for $15 gift cards good for a large pizza, Chubb’s for hot chocolates topped with whipped cream, and Hoppie’s ice cream parlor for ice cream sundaes. In addition, the DEC donated tote bags, mugs made of recycled materials, and NY Recycles 2013 calendars for prizes.
The students, along with their families, who showed outstanding creativity and an exceptional understanding of the concept of recycling are:
In Pre-K, First Place: Blake Barrows for his egg carton star ‘tree topper’ with electric lights.