La Mirada Recognizes “Love a Tree” Poster Contest Winners 

La Mirada Mayor Steve De Ruse presents 7th grade student Madeline Hernandez of St. Paul of the Cross with a certificate of recognition for winning 1st Place in her age group for the annual “Love a Tree” Poster Contest.

La Mirada Mayor Steve De Ruse presents 7th grade student Madeline Hernandez of St. Paul of the Cross with a certificate of recognition for winning 1st Place in her age group for the annual “Love a Tree” Poster Contest.

Staff Report

Winners of the City of La Mirada’s annual “Love a Tree” Poster Contest have been announced.

Posters were judged for creativity and originality by the La Mirada Youth Council and the Community Services Commission.

Winners and their schools include: Levi Carrigan Heights Christian Elementary Pre-Kindergarten; Destiny Caballero Escalona Elementary Kindergarten; Monal Walvekar Eastwood Elementary 1st Grade; Sophia Sycharean Escalona Elementary 2nd Grade; Brielle Han Eastwood Elementary 3rd Grade; Gabriela Baides Beatitudes of Our Lord 4th Grade; Isaiah Montoya Escalona Elementary 5th Grade; Eryn Cyia Tandoc Benton Middle School 6th Grade; Madeline Hernandez St. Paul of the Cross 7th Grade; Albert Vega Benton Middle School 8th Grade.

More than 800 children from La Mirada pre-school, elementary and middle schools submitted posters recognizing the importance of planting trees in the community. Winning posters are on display in the City Hall library, and winners were recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

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