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The World Plumbing Council has received news of numerous celebrations, parliamentary and local government motions of support, with schools around the World supporting the Poster Competition, school presentations utilizing the very effective PowerPoint presentations available on the WPC website, radio and TV interviews all focusing on the very important work and role plumbers play in protecting public health, safety and the environment in global communities.
This year has seen a huge increase in the number of students from around the world submitting their representation of the day in poster format. Some innovative and energetic local plumbing companies and organisations like Plumbing Solutions in Trinidad generated this support.
Plumbing Solutions encouraged over 24 schools from Trinidad to participate in the poster competition by offering USD1500.00 worth of plumbing equipment and materials to the school producing the best poster. They visited each school and used the World Plumbing Council PowerPoint presentations to inform and educate the students on the value of plumbing, and then encouraged them to develop their posters.
Rich Prospal, WPC executive board member and chief judge of the international World Plumbing Day poster competition has been invited to judge the best poster from the 24 Trinidad schools, a task that he is looking forward to with great enthusiasm. Once the winning entry is selected, that school’s poster will then be eligible to receive the Plumbing Solutions award and to then compete with the many other posters from schools around the world that have been
Entries closed on 30 March 2012. Check out www.worldplumbingday.org for the results.The winning poster from each class was submitted to judge Rich Prospal to be considered in the World Plumbing Council’s international World Plumbing Day poster competition:
• 1st Prize: USD1,000 to the school and USD100 to the student;
• 2nd Prize: USD500 to the school and USD50 to the student;
• 3rd prize: USD250 to the school and USD25 to the student.
The 2011 World Plumbing Winning poster designed by Grace Wain of Cardross Primary School, Scotland The World Plumbing Council is delighted with the enthusiasm and support it has received from schools, school principals,
teachers and local plumbing companies and organizations for the 2012 World Plumbing Day poster competition and
would like to sincerely thank all those involved.
This year also saw the introduction of the Twitter Challenge: how many followers could World Plumbing Day achieve by March 11? For those into social media it was a wonderful opportunity - we’re still working on meeting the Challenge!
It is the World Plumbing Council’s aim to get everybody celebrating World Plumbing Day, particularly those who will shape our future.