Joshua's drawing was selected from 8,000 entries. The drawing will be
made into posters that the Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale
will distribute throughout Glendale as part of a citywide, multimedia
pollution prevention campaign.
"I feel good because I like coloring. I kind of like going to the
news," Joshua said.
Juan Gonzalez, public education coordinator for the project, said
Joshua's poster will go up inside the Perkins Building at 141 N. Glendale
Ave.. The will also be distributed to classrooms and be used for public
service announcements and will also appear on a Charter Communications
Channel 6 segment the week of April 29 to May 5.
"Kids are our future leaders and if they start developing a sense of
civic responsibility now, they will continue as they become older,"
Joshua and two finalists from each participating Glendale elementary
school were honored last week by representatives from the Glendale City
Council, the school board and the Committee for a Clean & Beautiful