On February 2 in the Bertha Benz room at the Regional Museum in Jawor, the awards ceremony was held for the winners and finalists of the “Eko Gwiazda 2017/Jawor edition” competition. The event was attended by school principals, teachers, students, representatives of districts and local authorities as well as Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland, the promoter and sponsor of the competition.
The winners of the first Jawor edition of the Eko Gwiazda competition were students from Zespół Szkół Technicznych i Ogólnokształcących in Legnica – Wiktoria Kulik and Marcin Wojtaś, who, under the care of Mrs. Grażyna Maciak, prepared a film entitled “Ekologiczna strona mocy“.
The main prize – a weekend trip to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart – was presented to the winners by Mrs. Bogumiła Wenda, Secretary of the Jawor District and Andreas Schenkel, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland. The other finalists, 5 teams, received commemorative diplomas and powerbanks. In addition, special containers for collecting used batteries were prepared for all the schools awarded in the competition.
– I am very happy that our project was met with so much interest from students and teachers from local schools. It can be seen that the participants took the competition seriously, as evidenced by the high level of submitted materials – said Andreas Schenkel. – As a company, we will always support education and thepromotion of pro-environmental attitudes. We care about building responsibility for the surrounding nature and showing that even small everyday choices have a huge impact on the environment.
“Eko Gwiazda” is a nationwide ecological competition organized on the initiative of Mercedes-Benz Poland for secondary school students. The “Jawor edition”, whose partner is Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland, also included the districts of: Jawor, Legnica, Świdnica and Wałbrzych.
Honorary Patronage was taken over by District Mayor of Jawor, Mr. Stanisław Laskowski.
More information about the competition and finalists: www.jawor.ekogwiazda.pl