On March 10, winners of the Mojave Environmental Education Consortium’s (MEEC) “Reuse It!” Essay Contest along with their families and friends were invited to an awards ceremony at the High Desert Power Project in Victorville. The local nonprofit and MEEC Sponsor HDPP joined forces to present the essay contest for students in grades K-12 from throughout the High Desert. Winners of the 500-words-or-less contest received special certificates, gift cards and a tour of the facility led by Environmental Manager Jon Boyer.
HDPP/MEEC Essay Contest Winners: Front Row (L-R): Jevilie Rodriguez, Liberty Elementary School, Victorville; Jasmine Sheets, Maple Elementary School, Hesperia; Marley Parkman, Sandia Academy, Apple Valley; Evan Martinez, Sandia Academy, Apple Valley; Levi Kendrick, Sandia Academy, Apple Valley. Back Row (L-R): Kimberly Chermock, Academy for Academic Excellence, Apple Valley; Jamie Santiago, Lake Los Angeles School, Lake Los Angeles; Haley Pflum, Academy of Careers and Exploration, Helendale; Bryson Rivera, Oak Hills High School, Oak Hills.