Third Annual Clean Water Poster Contest Winners Announced

Twelve Montgomery and Prince George’s County students to have their art published in 2013 Calendar

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Art Contest CalendarLaurel – November 27, 2012: Inspired by the theme, “How I Use Water Wisely,” hundreds of student artists in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties entered WSSC’s calendar poster contest. Twelve of them had their artwork selected to appear in the 2013 calendar, which will be published next month. Each will receive $100 and three copies of the calendar.

The 526 artists who submitted entries in the contest are in grades two through five. The 12 winning students will be honored in a ceremony with a presentation by WSSC General Manager and CEO Jerry N. Johnson at 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, at WSSC’s headquarters, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel.

“At a young age, these students have realized the importance of using our water wisely,” said Johnson. “Clean water is vital to the future of our region and our nation. We hope the public takes to heart the protecting our water theme demonstrated by these young artists.” 

The 2013 Calendar Contest winners are: 

Prince George’s County

Jasmine Cabrera, 5th grade, Cool Spring Elementary School
Matthew Lindsay, 4th grade, Hyattsville Elementary School
Caleb Evans, 3rd grade, Reid Temple Christian Academy
Nicole Stark, 3rd grade, James H. Harrison Elementary
Tony Bullock, Jr., 2nd grade, Reid Temple Christian Academy
Guhnee Han, 2nd grade, Greenbelt Elementary School

Montgomery County

Clara Appiah, 5th grade, Cannon Road Elementary
Grace Ahn, 5th grade, Washington Grove Elementary
Hannah Williams, 4th grade, Cold Spring Elementary 
Ian Rubin, 3rd grade, Flower Valley Elementary School
Nicholas Capoccia, 3rd grade, Seven Locks Elementary        
Zehara Maroof, 2nd grade, Alef Bet – Montessori School

The calendars may be ordered online at http://www.createphotoproducts.com/Store/WSSC for $13.00 each.  All royalties or profits go to the WSSC Water Fund.

Media wishing to cover the event should contact the WSSC Communications and Community Relations Office at 301-206-8100.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.

 

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