D’Agostino Goes Green: Students design reusable shopping bag

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May 14, 2009

D’Agostino Goes Green: Students design reusable shopping bag

Paper, Plastic, or D’Ag Bag? In the second annual contest to find the perfect design for D’Agostino Supermarket’s shopping bag, Alexandra Szymczak of the Pratt Institute takes first prize with her design “Leafy Greens.” This fall, Ms. Szycmczak’s design will be featured on recyclable D'Ag Bags all over Manhattan and Westchester. First prize also includes a $1000 scholarship and a $500 D'Agostino gift certificate. In second place, for her design, “Modern New Yorker” is Kristi Randall, a student at Fashion Institute of Technology and in third place, Samantha Zahabian of School of Visual Arts for her D’Ag Bag Design. F Over the past two months, students from colleges in the NY metropolitan area have submitted their designs for the new recyclable D'Ag Bag. D’Agostino’s President, Nick D’Agostonio III, stated that honoring students and the environment was their way of giving something back to the community. D’Agostino Supermarkets has been a part of New York for 77 years and now, Ms. Szycmczak’s design will be seen carrying groceries by shoppers all over New York City.

Paper, Plastic, or D’Ag Bag? In the second annual contest to find the perfect design for D’Agostino Supermarket’s shopping bag, Alexandra Szymczak of the Pratt Institute takes first prize with her design “Leafy Greens.”

This fall, Ms. Szycmczak’s design will be featured on recyclable D'Ag Bags all over Manhattan and Westchester. First prize also includes a $1000 scholarship and a $500 D'Agostino gift certificate.

In second place, for her design, “Modern New Yorker” is  Kristi Randall, a student at Fashion Institute of Technology and in third place, Samantha Zahabian of School of Visual Arts for her D’Ag Bag Design. F

Over the past two months, students from colleges in the NY metropolitan area have submitted their designs for the new recyclable D'Ag Bag. D’Agostino’s President, Nick D’Agostonio III, stated that honoring students and the environment was their way of giving something back to the community.

D’Agostino Supermarkets has been a part of New York for 77 years and now, Ms. Szycmczak’s design will be seen carrying groceries by shoppers all over New York City.

The judging panel which selected the top four entries included: Nick D'Agostino III, President and COO of D'Agostino Supermarkets, Inc.; Anderson Chung, Director of Marketing, D'Agostino Supermarkets, Inc.; Dave Beach, Account Supervisor, AdLife Marketing;  Sean Boyle, Director of Glabal Planning, J Walter Thompson Advertising; Gary Krakow, Senior Editor of The Streeet.com and Shari Hartford, Managing Editor of Diversion Magazine.