“Life in the Green Lane” Essay Contest

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“Life in the Green Lane” Essay Contest


 Southern California Edison Presents…..

“Life in the GREEN Lane”

A K-12 Essay Contest


 It’s hard to imagine life without cars, buses or trucks.  They allow us to travel to new places and deliver supplies across the country.  However, cars and trucks account for almost 80% of the carbon pollution that goes into our air.  That’s a lot of pollution coming from something many of use  and depend on every day.  Today, many car companies are looking toward the future and starting to live life in the “green” lane by manufacturing fully electric cars.  Electric cars fuel up by using the same source of energy we use to power our homes.

There are many benefits that electric vehicles have to on energy usage and on tour environment.  In 1000 words of less, tell us what effect living life in the “green” lane  can have on energy and the environment?

 There are five Prize categories:


Kindergarten: Can draw a picture with 2-3 sentences about the concept.


      Elementary School (grades 1-2)               Middle School (grades 6-8)

           Elementary School (grades 3-5)               High School (grades 9-12)

 First, second, and third place winners will be awarded in each category.  First place winners will receive $75, second place $50, and third place will receive $25.00.  Kindergarten winners will receive a $10.00 Award for all places instead of the above prizes. 

 Contest Criteria

Essays should be no more than 1000 words in length.  EACH ESSAY MUST CONTAIN THE


Deadline for submission is April 19, 2019  at 5:00 PM.

Submissions may be mailed or delivered to:


14306 Park Ave, Victorville, CA 92392

Or emailed to: smuarry@mdaqmd.ca.gov

Winners will be notified by phone and invited to attend the Award Ceremony presentation

at 5:00 PM on May 16 at the Mojave Desert AQMD office located in Victorville. For further information, please call Samantha Murray, at: (760) 245-1661 ext 6717

All submissions become the property of MEEC and Southern California Edison

SCE Essay Contest 2019

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