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Annual ‘Water is Life’ art contest opens for K-12 students

Annual ‘Water is Life’ art contest opens for K-12 students
This artwork by Lauren Park, then a second-grade student at Palm Crest Elementary School, captured first place in her grade category during the 2017 “Water is Life” contest sponsored by Foothill Municipal Water District. This year's contest is underway. (Courtesy of FMWD)

Aspiring young artists with an interest in water conservation are invited to take part in the Foothill Municipal Water District’s seventh annual K-12 student art contest themed “Water is Life.”

Students who attend schools within the FMWD’s service area, which includes La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose and Altadena, are eligible to participate. The deadline for submissions is April 2.

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This artwork by Vivienne Norris, then a fourth-grade student at Crestview Preparatory School, captured 1st place in her grade category during the 2017 "Water is Life" contest sponsored by Foothill Municipal Water District.
This artwork by Vivienne Norris, then a fourth-grade student at Crestview Preparatory School, captured 1st place in her grade category during the 2017 "Water is Life" contest sponsored by Foothill Municipal Water District. (Courtesy of FMWD)

Judges will consider contest entries by grade groups K-3, 4-6 and 7-12. The student who captures the grand prize in each group will receive $100 and the sponsoring teacher will be given a $50 gift card. The winning entries will be forwarded to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for a second round of competition, from which winners will be chosen for inclusion in a 2019 calendar.

To learn more about the contest, visit www.fmwd.com.

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