Local high school students will be honored for their winning photos at the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board meeting on May 9. More than 40 students from the Authority’s service area entered the annual water photo contest, which included a short essay about why water is an essential resource. The following students took the top honors:
Color Photo Category:
1st Place, Airyl Van Dayrit, Sweetwater High School, Grade 9
2nd Place, Alexis Trujillo, Sweetwater High School, Grade 10
3rd Place, Cole Heiskala, Hilltop High School, Grade 12Honorable Mention, Raquel Acherman, Bonita Vista High School, Grade 12Honorable Mention, Helen De Concini, Hilltop High School, Grade 12Honorable Mention, Chloe DeMara, Bonita Vista High School, Grade 11Honorable Mention, Anson Kelley, Hilltop High School, Grade 11
Black & White Category:
2nd Place, Anson Kelley, Hilltop High School, Grade 11
3rd Place, Cole Heiskala, Hilltop High School, Grade 12The public is invited to an Artists’ Reception on May 9, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to see all the winning photos. The event is being held at the Authority’s Administrative Office located 505 Garrett Avenue in Chula Vista. The winning photos are also posted at the Authority’s website at www.sweetwater.org/photocontest18. The photos will be on display at the Bonita Museum and Cultural Center this summer.