MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Packaging®, a global leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing, today announced the winners of its second annual Evergreen Packaging Sustainability Leadership Awards as a part of the Go Evergreen Program. The program recognizes U.S.-based Evergreen Packaging employees and children of Evergreen Packaging employees in high school and college who demonstrate sustainability leadership in their schools or communities. Evergreen Packaging has awarded prizes to the nine national winners, totaling $5,000 in award money.
Six students and three Evergreen Packaging employees from across the country were selected for their extraordinary dedication and community leadership. The national winners of the contest are as follows (Employee and College Grand Prize winners awarded $1,000 and Honorable Mention winners awarded $500, High School Grand Prize winner awarded $500 and Honorable Mention winners awarded $250):