Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Winter 2010

Nebraska Students’ Environmental Artwork Featured in 2010 NDEQ Calendar

The artwork of 13 Nebraska students is featured in the 2010 “Nebraska: Don’t Waste It!” environmental calendar. The statewide contest is sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) and focuses on the importance of waste reduction, recycling and litter cleanup.

The students whose submissions were selected for the 2010 calendar were invited to a ceremony at the State Capitol on Thursday, August 13, where they were honored by Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy and NDEQ Director Mike Linder. Each month features one of the 12 winning environmental posters, and a 13th winner’s artwork provides the calendar’s cover.

The entry featured on the cover was submitted by
David von Behren, 8th grade, Falls City Middle School of Falls City.

The other 12 winners who are featured in the calendar are:
Austin Cornelius, 5th grade, Knickrehm Elementary, Grand Island;
Maddy Dimmitt, 1st grade, St. Ludger Elementary, Creighton;
Justin Lee, 6th grade, Brownlee Elementary, Brownlee;
Mariola Sanchez, 5th grade, Knickrehm Elementary, Grand Island;
Sloan Roseberry, 9th grade, Falls City High School, Falls City;
Darci O’Neel, 4th grade, Elyria School, Elyria;
Kelsey Sloup, 6th grade, St. John Lutheran, Seward;
Hannah Standlea, Kindergarten, West Lawn Elementary, Grand Island;
Jazzmine Tate, 8th grade, McMillan Magnet Center, Omaha;
Kara Trampe, 11th grade, Amherst High School, Amherst;
Brian Mueting, Madonna Special Needs School, Omaha;
Bailey Anstey, 6th grade, St. Bernadette, Bellevue.

Copies of the calendar are available by contacting NDEQ at P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922, or by sending an e-mail request to

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
(402) 471-2186