Twelve students have won the 2023 City of Escondido Student Poster Contest by illustrating the theme, “Love Water, Save Water.”
Winners have the opportunity to have their work featured in a regional North San Diego County water agencies calendar. First, second, and third-place winners will be featured in next year’s regional calendar.
Fourth-grade students in the City of Escondido water district have participated in its annual poster contest for decades. Students were asked to illustrate the value of water resources.
The 12 finalists were recently recognized at an Escondido City Council meeting.
Top winning artists in Escondido 2023 Student Poster Contest include
First Place: Andrea Garcia, Heritage Elementary School
Second Place: Amelia Scroggy, Heritage Elementary School
Third Place: Avery Salazar, Grace Christian School
Students receiving honorable mentions include
Belen Rios Perez
Winning students and their teachers receive prizes. The top 12 2023 Escondido Student Poster Contest winners are currently displayed on the City of Escondido website.
Contest part of comprehensive science education program
The City of Escondido supports local public and private schools by providing the Water Science Education Program to elementary and afterschool programs. The program teaches water science to raise awareness of the earth’s resources through interactive and collaborative activities supplementing each school’s science curriculum and helping meet Next Generation Science Standards. The annual poster contest is part of the program.
(Editor’s note: The City of Escondido is one of the San Diego County Water Authority’s 24 member agencies that deliver water across the San Diego County region.)