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WinterKids recognizes local school for efforts

The WinterKids Committee: Left -right front: Erika Neal, Christine Libby, Stacey Augustine, Kali Lander, Sara Spear
2nd row – Tracy Williams; co-captain, Haley Lynch, Gabby Winslow, Hannah Webber
3rd row Arika Galkowski, Angela Whelpley, Sue Foss
Back Row – Nicole Ball, JoAnn Meyer, Vicki Foster, Caitlyn Coyne; co-captain
Missing: Hannah Goodenow, Amanda Chick, and Desirae Dubois

FARMINGTON - On Thursday Feb. 28, the Mallett WinterKids Committee was honored by reps from the organization for their efforts in the 5 week competition.

Of the 31 participating schools across Maine's 16 counties, W.G. Mallett earned plaques for the ‘Spirit Award’ the ‘Best Family Engagement Event,' and a check for $250. The team planned and engaged students and families in over 25 different winter, nutrition, and literacy-related activities during the 5 weeks. The Family Outdoor Winter Fun night drew over 300 family members for sliding, games, flashlight book walk and a bonfire. Pictures from the dog sledding event held as part of the series of events, will be used in WinterKids promotional materials.

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