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BHS senior is grand prize winner in H2O for Life poster contest

Burnsville High School senior Jaclyn Weiss is the grand prize winner of the "Clean Drinking Water Starts with Me" poster contest. Over 1,300 posters from 50 schools across Minnesota were submitted.

Pictured from left: Randy Ellingboe (MN Dept. of Health), science teacher Jenny Hugstad-Vaa, Mike Smeed (Bongard Corporation), Jaclyn Weiss, Principal Dave Helke and Kelly Wrobel (H2O for Life)
Jaclyn's winning entry

Jaclyn received $50 for her poster, entitled "Time is running out, clean drinking water starts with us." Additionally, Burnsville High School received an Elkray water bottle filling station.

"Jaclyn is a gifted artist who 'came alive' during this activity," said Jenny Hugstad-Vaa. "Her poster shows mastery of the concept of water use as well as the necessary artistic elements. I am extremely proud of her!"

H20 for Life provides service-learning partnerships with schools in developing countries in need of water, sanitation and hygiene education.  


















Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 07:42