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Litter Education UnCapped Contest

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful challenges 3rd through 6th grade students to tackle this issue by creating a work of art from plastic bottle caps. Photos of submitted art pieces will be posted on a contest website for a public vote to determine contest finalists. Winner will be chosen from top three finalists by contents of accompanying required essay. Teachers are encouraged to take this opportunity to implement this art project into their science curriculum, teaching students why recycling is important and how they may reuse items. In addition to artwork, students are required to submit a 150 - 300 word essay describing what they learned during the project where students will explain why it is important to recycle, and the harmful effects of littering.


UnCapped Timeline
August 20: Registration Opens
September 26: Registration Closes
October 8: Submission deadline
October 11 - 17: Online voting
Late October: Finalist Announced
November 20: Winner announced

2020 - 2021 UnCapped Contest Winner

A Good Habit by Ms. Amy Mauk's and co-teacher Ms. Wendy Lester's 4th and 5th-grade Gifted and Talented students from E.E. Emerson Elementary School

2019 - 2020 UnCapped Contest Winner

For the Love of Buffalo Pride by Mrs. Hutchison and Mrs. Lewis's 4th grade class of Will Rogers Elementary