Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Bradenburg Elementary Fifth Graders to Be Presented Art Award

Students utilized 1,244 Hiland Dairy Milk cartons to illustrate the evolution of U.S. Aviation

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth-grade class at Bradenburg
 Elementary School in Irving, Texas will be presented a prize for participating in the
 2016 Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest on Monday, February 6 at
10am at the school. The winners will be presented a $1,000 check by representatives
of Hiland Dairy and Evergreen Packaging.

Hiland Dairy, which supplies the school's milk, is proud to present the
 award to the class and the class sponsors, Grizelle Larriviel and Irene Sosa.
Barry Beaman, General Manager of Hiland Dairy Texas Division said,
"We are so impressed with the creativity the class showed utilizing Hiland
Dairy milk cartons to demonstrate the evolution of aviation and are proud
 to present award for their efforts."
The school's award-winning entry in the inventions-themed contest was titled
 "Aviation Evolution 1905-1994" and required 1,244 Hiland Dairy milk cartons
to construct. Other materials used included four cardboard pieces, 26 Popsicle
 sticks, 23 wood sticks, 14 water bottles and 8 straws. If all the planes are placed
side by side they would take an area of about 1,073 sq. ft. The tallest plane is over 1 foot high.

Evergreen Packaging®, a leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing,
announced the winners of its seventh Made By Milk® Carton Construction Contest.
The contest theme for Fall 2016 was "Inventions." The entries ranged from a robotic
 surgeon to an entire platoon of planes, which was made by Bradenburg
Elementary from repurposed milk cartons.

"The Inventions theme inspired schools across the country to submit some
 truly impressive entries. The carton creations that these students dreamed up
 really highlighted how creativity, teamwork, and a lot of effort can come together
 in one inspiring project," said Katie Simmons, marketing manager for Evergreen Packaging.
 "Congratulations to all of the Made By Milk® Fall 2016 winners and participants."
Since August 2012, Evergreen Packaging has utilized the Made by Milk™ program
to raise awareness among consumers on the benefits of paper cartons. Cartons are a
great packaging choice because more than 70 percent of milk carton packaging is
 paper, made from trees, a renewable resource. Over 60 percent of U.S. households
have access to carton recycling, and that number is on the rise.

About Hiland Dairy FoodsHiland Dairy Foods Company is an award-winning processor and distributor 
of dairy foods and other beverages. Founded in 1938, the company is based
 in Springfield, Missouri, has 2600 employees and operates 12 processing 
plants in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas with
 49 distribution centers across the region. Hiland Dairy is farmer-owned,
 which ensures that we control the quality and consistency of Hiland Dairy 
Milk from farm to table. It's how we know our milk is fresh and pure, produced
 with no artificial growth hormones, and tested for antibiotics. It's also how 
we can assure that our milk and dairy products are produced responsibly 
and sustainably. From water and energy conservation to recycling and
 animal care, Hiland's farmer-owners are committed to minimizing waste
 and environmental impact. For more information 

About Evergreen Packaging ®Evergreen Packaging is a global leader in creating fiber-based
 packaging solutions customized to deliver product freshness
 and brand distinction. Evergreen Packaging is a vertically
 integrated packaging company, delivering total solutions of
 barrier paperboard, technical expertise, equipment and service. 
Evergreen Packaging cartons have the eco-friendly attributes
consumers want: more than 70 percent of the carton is made from
 paper derived from a renewable resource: trees. Cartons are also 
recyclable for an increasing number of households. In addition, 
our cartons are made with renewable energy – over 50% of the 
energy used to make the paper in our cartons comes from biomass.

Hiland Dairy Corporate Communications
Kathy Broniecki

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