Sunday, May 15, 2011

'Water Smart' Elementary Students Show Off in County Competition

Melissa Deorsola, Sunset View ElementaryOut of more than 450 entries from around San Diego County, students from Barnard, Sunset View, Hawthorne and Wegeforth elementary schools were among the dozen honored recently by 2011 Be Water Sm"ART" Essay Contest, sponsored by the San Diego County Water Authority and San Diego County Office of Education.

The contest, for grades 2-5, asked students to draw a picture and write a story about saving water.

The winners from San Diego Unified schools (click to see their picture and story):
The theme for the 2011 contest -- the Water Authority's first -- was “What does being Water Smart mean to me?” Prizes were donated by Atlantis Laser Tag, Boomers! Family Entertainment Center and Geppetto’s Toy Store.
For more information, contact the San Diego County Water Authority.