Environmental Essay Contest Winners Announced

05/23/2014

The winners of The University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water art and essay contests were announced at An Evening of Environmental Science event, which was held in the Loyola Science Center in April.

In the seventh to eighth grade category, Eden Rozing of Mid Valley Middle School came in first place, Brad Williams of North Pocono Middle School came in second place, and Marie LaRosa of North Pocono Middle School came in third place.

In the ninth to twelfth grade category, Caroline Kudrich, Lila MacDonald and Jordan McCloe of West Scranton High School came in first place. Dominic Giuliani of West Scranton High School came in second place, and Kristian Lynn of West Scranton High School came in third place.  

The event showcased the artwork submitted by area students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades who participated in Pennsylvania American Water’s 12th annual Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest, as well as essay contest submissions from students in grades 7 to 12 that addressed the theme “Water: Our Most Precious Resource.”

More than 70 people attended the Evening of Environmental Science event, which featured an astronomy observation, hands-on science activities and physics demonstrations run by University students. The event was hosted by the University’s student Sustainability Club.

Eden Rozing of Mid Valley Middle School came in first place at The University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water Essay Contest for seventh and eighth grade students. From left, are Rozing and Mark Murphy, director of sustainability at The University of Scranton.

 

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