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The Elk Grove Unified School District is a strong believer in conserving, reusing and advocating for the Earth’s natural resources and is proud to recognize Franklin High School animation student, Gabriel Shane Aguirre for his award-winning Water Spots Public Service Announcement (PSA). Organized by the Regional Water Authority, the 2018 Water Spots Video Contest named Aguirre’s PSA as the Judges Choice First Place and Grand Prize and will share a $500 gift with Franklin High School. His PSA titled “Aqua Saviors” will air at two movie theaters within the Sacramento region this summer. Additionally, out of 14 videos submitted by Franklin High School, fellow Wildcat Jason Ventura was recognized for receiving top scores for his video project titled “Sink Superheroes.”

 

Now in its seventh year, the Regional Water Authority organizes the PSA contest to motivate and challenge students to create videos focused on the year’s theme — what it means to be an H2O Hero. Only 10 finalists were chosen from the 100 videos submitted by Sacramento area middle and high school students. Ten finalists were selected and three videos were awarded “Judge’s Choice” awards. The public then voted for their favorite video, which ultimately would win the “People’s Choice Award.”

 

Press Release: 2018 Water Spots Video Contest Announced

 

About the Regional Water Authority

The Regional Water Authority (RWA) is a joint powers authority that serves and represents the interests of 24 water providers and affiliated agencies in the greater Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado County region. The Authority’s primary mission is to serve and represent regional supply interests and assist members with protecting and enhancing the reliability, availability, affordability and quality of water resources.

 

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn and Eventbrite.

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