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Draper Park Students Win State Essay, Video Awards

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  • Post last modified:June 23, 2014

Five Draper Park Middle School students have earned state awards for their creativity in essay-writing and video creation. The seventh-grade students in Utah Studies teacher Rick Bowman’s class won top prizes in the seventh- through ninth-grade division of the Utah Water Conservancy Contest. The awards are as follows:

Essay Division:

– First Place and $250 cash award: Lauren Williams
– Second Place and $100 cash award: Preston Woodward
– Third Place and $50 cash award: Jason Casey

Video Division:
– First Place and $250 cash award: Brooke Meyers
– Second Place and $100 cash award: Luke Hayes

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Students enrolled ingrades 4-12 within the water District’s eight counties were invited to submit a poem, essay or video pertaining to the contest’s theme: “Starting Small. How kids can help their families conserve water.” The top three winners in each category received a cash prize.

More than 1,500 students entered the contest.

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