We honored local student artists for their winning Water Is Life posters at an awards ceremony during our May 24, 2022, Committee of the Board meeting.

Each year, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, one of our wholesale water providers, holds a regional poster contest to increase student awareness about water.

We promote the contest to all K-8 schools within our service area. This year, 349 students submitted posters depicting how to use water wisely. The winning students are as follows:

Grades K-4

First Place – Aiden Galaz (Third Grade at Vista La Mesa Academy)

Second Place – Charlotte Pierce (Third Grade at Christ Lutheran School)

Third Place – Belen Cardenas Loera (Second Grade at Lighthouse Christian Academy)

Honorable Mention – Clare Brandt (Third Grade at Our Lady of Grace School)

Honorable Mention – Gabrielle Portilla (Third Grade at Lakeview Elementary)

poster contest drawing showing water faucet pouring water with text that says "help our earth, save our water"

Grades 5-8

First Place – Abraham Hernandez (Sixth Grade at STEAM Academy at La Presa)

Second Place – Abigail Payne (Eighth Grade at Christ Lutheran School)

Third Place – Catalina Jones (Sixth Grade at Lemon Avenue Elementary)

Honorable Mention – Kayla V. Osuna (Seventh Grade at STEAM Academy at La Presa)

Honorable Mention – Lindsay Lu (Eighth Grade at Christ Lutheran School)


Water is Life Poster Contest Winners and Helix Board 2022

Congratulations to all of our winners!

View all of the winning posters on our Facebook Page



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