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Posted on: May 19, 2023

“Being Water Wise Is” student poster contest winners recognized

Helix Board awarding poster contest awards to students

We honored local student artists for their winning posters for what “Being Water Wise Is” at an awards ceremony during our board meeting on May 17, 2023.

Each year, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, one of the district’s 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, 453 students from 24 schools submitted posters depicting how to use water wisely. The following students took top honors:

Grades K - 4 Category:

  • First Place – Evelyn Racine, Christ Lutheran School, Grade 3
  • Second Place – Awra Boubetana, La Mesa Arts Academy, Grade 4
  • Third Place – Katharina Theuer, Christ Lutheran School, Grade 3
  • Honorable Mention – Aletheia Moffit, Julian Charter School Manzanita, Grade 1
  • Honorable Mention – Ava Bleiweiss, Fuerte Elementary, Grade 1

 

Grades 5 – 8 Category:

  • First Place – Catalina Raquel Jones, La Mesa Arts Academy, Grade 7
  • Second Place – Heaton Grey Hadidian, Christ Lutheran School, Grade 8
  • Third Place – Audrey Robinson, La Mesa Arts Academy, Grade 7
  • Honorable Mention – Valerie Silva, Mount Vernon Elementary, Grade 5
  • Honorable Mention – Cameryn Kovar, Saint Martin of Tours Academy, Grade 7

The winning posters will be forwarded to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for consideration for their 2024 “Being Water Wise Is” calendar. Congratulations to all of our winners!

 The Posters

Grades K - 4 Category:

 

Drawing that says

First Place – Evelyn Racine, Christ Lutheran School, Grade 3


Drawing showing that every drop counts to save earth

Second Place – Awra Boubetana, La Mesa Arts Academy, Grade 4


Drawing of be a superhero asking viewer to be a water hero

Third Place – Katharina Theuer, Christ Lutheran School, Grade 3

A drawing of watering cans pouring water on flowers

Honorable Mention – Aletheia Moffit, Julian Charter School Manzanita, Grade 1


Ava Bleiweiss

Honorable Mention – Ava Bleiweiss, Fuerte Elementary, Grade 1


 

Grades 5 – 8 Category:


drawing showing how water is life for everything in CaliforniaFirst Place – Catalina Raquel Jones, La Mesa Arts Academy, Grade 7

shows earth with caption,

Second Place – Heaton Grey Hadidian, Christ Lutheran School, Grade 8


Person watering potted bird of paradise with caption being water wise is resourceful

Third Place – Audrey Robinson, La Mesa Arts Academy, Grade 7


Child drawing of water saving behaviors

Honorable Mention – Valerie Silva, Mount Vernon Elementary, Grade 5


drawing that says

Honorable Mention – Cameryn Kovar, Saint Martin of Tours Academy, Grade 7

 


 

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