By Michele Dotson
On February 22nd and March 1st, Rocky River High School’s Honors Apparel Development II Class won first and second place with a $600.00 prize for the best use of recyclable materials at The Recycle the Runway Event held at the Southern Spring Home and Garden Show in the Park Expo and Conference Center.
Seventeen students from the class designed and created the four winning garments. The winners were chosen based on entries that incorporated the largest amount of recyclable materials.
Charlotte Solid Waste Services, Waste Reduction in Mecklenburg County, and MGR Youth Empowerment sponsored this event. Continue reading