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:

Grade K-3 Category

1st Place
Eden Olivas, Flying Hills Elementary, Grade 2

2nd Place
Sofia Figueroa, Murdock Elementary, Grade 3

3rd Place
Mia Lara, Saint John of the Cross, Grade K

Honorable Mention
Octavio Calderon, Saint John of the Cross, Grade 2

Honorable Mention
Allegra Diller, Saint John of the Cross, Grade 2

Grade 4-6 Category

1st Place
Zoe Miles, Flying Hills Elementary, Grade 6

2nd Place
Karina Rodriguez, Avondale Elementary, Grade 6

3rd Place
Aaron Moreno, Bostonia Language Academy, Grade 4

Honorable Mention
Valeria Ramirez, Saint John of the Cross, Grade 4

Honorable Mention
Irene Tehan-Boren, Flying Hills Elementary, Grade 6

Helix will forward the winning posters to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for consideration for their 2020 Water Is Life calendar. Metropolitan is currently exhibiting the winning posters from last year’s contest at water utilities throughout Southern California. Helix will host the exhibit from May 28 to June 4 in our Administration Office lobby at 7811 University Avenue in La Mesa.

This week’s winning posters have also been posted on Helix’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/helixwater/.

 

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