Awards

Damanhur Eco School has been awarded ...

Certificate of Appreciation from the Ambassador of Nicaragua in Rome for cooperation in the work to develop and safeguard the forests on the island of Mancarroncito, 16 October 2008.

First Prize, 24th National Literary Prize, won by Sila Cipriani, Middle School 3rd Level for “A Castle Fable” in the scholastic literature section, 2008.

Green Flag and International Ecoschools Award Certificate

“Constructing an Eco-House,” 5th grade Elementary School and Middle School 3rd level, 2007 / 2008.

“A tree for a friend,” Middle School, 2006 / 2007.

“A pathway of formation to safeguard the earth and international cooperation with the Rio Foundation,” by the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade Elementary School classes,” 2005 / 2006.

“Making renewable energy apparatuses in the school building,” by the 2nd and 3rd grade Elementary School classes, 2004 / 2005.

“Culture Art and Peace: the possible cohabitation” organized by the town of Vidracco (Turin) with the themes

Fire: evolutionary memory and destructive fury ~ Second prize, individual artwork, 2008.

Water: vital resource that unites ~ First prize, collective artwork, 2006.

Prize for participation in the 11th Edition of the Literary Conference, “Nino Colombo,” “Yesterday I dreamed that ...” organized by the town of Beinasco (Turin), awarded to Maela Confalonieri, Middle School 1st level, December 2007.

Merit Certificate from the City of Vidracco, the City of Baldissero and the FEE Italy for the effort to protect the environment, 2006.

Merit Certificate from the City of Castellamonte for “Operation Rainbow,” a project to help sustain children with severe handicaps and to give assistance during the emergency flood in Romania, July 2005.

The Golden Heart Award, given by “Green Heron,” Arci Gassino (Turin), for having saved a “Cenerino” Heron, 2002.

Certificate of Appreciation from the Lions Club International for our school’s artwork awarded at the “Poster for Peace” event.

Sofia Venturelli, Middle School 1st Level, 25th of 5000 drawings presented at the regional selection “Celebrate Peace,” January 2007.

Maela Confalonieri, Middle School 2nd Level, amongst the first 30 in the regional Piedmont selection, January 2008.