- Professionals Lauded for Their Commitment to Cleanliness
- Custodians Receive First-Ever C.L.E.A.N.(R) Award from SDA, NEA, CDC
WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The critical role that custodians play in improving school health through cleaning is now in the spotlight.
Custodians from five schools across the country are being recognized with the first-ever National C.L.E.A.N.(R) Award, from The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA - www.cleaning101.com), the National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The top recipient, Pat Nicholson of Washington State's Brownsville Elementary School, is receiving a prize package that includes a $5,000 cash award, products and supplies for his school, and a school celebration on National C.L.E.A.N. Day.
C.L.E.A.N.(R) - Custodial Leaders for Environmental Advocacy Nationwide - recognizes the contributions that custodians make to public health in their schools, communities, and their profession.
"These professionals work every day to properly and safely use cleaning products that help keep our schools healthy," said Nancy Bock, SDA Vice President of Education. "Their passion and commitment to improving their school environment - for students, teachers and all of their colleagues - showcase how important they are to communities around the nation."
Applicants for the C.L.E.A.N.(R) Award provided information on their worksite, cleaning responsibilities, how they have demonstrated leadership for school cleanliness achievements, evidence of collaboration and how their work has enhanced the image of the custodian. Applications were evaluated on originality, creativity, ability to sustain results, evidence of teamwork, and program impact.'/>"/>
|SOURCE The Soap and Detergent Association|
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