Helix Water District honored local student artists for their winning Water Is Life posters at an awards ceremony during Helix Water District’s board meeting on May 22, 2019.
Each year, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, one of the Helix’s wholesale water providers, holds a regional poster contest for students in kindergarten through sixth grade to increase student’s awareness about water.
Helix promotes the contest to all K-6 schools within its service area. This year, 220 students from 20 schools submitted posters depicting how to use water wisely. The following students took top honors:
Eden Olivas, Flying Hills Elementary, Grade 2
Sofia Figueroa, Murdock Elementary, Grade 3
Mia Lara, Saint John of the Cross, Grade K
Octavio Calderon, Saint John of the Cross, Grade 2
Allegra Diller, Saint John of the Cross, Grade 2
Zoe Miles, Flying Hills Elementary, Grade 6
Karina Rodriguez, Avondale Elementary, Grade 6
Aaron Moreno, Bostonia Language Academy, Grade 4
Valeria Ramirez, Saint John of the Cross, Grade 4
Irene Tehan-Boren, Flying Hills Elementary, Grade 6