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Students from the Waitsfield Elementary School were among the winners of the Vermont Drinking Water Week Poster and Photography contest. The students were presented with a certificate from Governor Douglas at the State House lawn on May. 5.
The Water Fair featured several educational games about drinking water and water conservation, dowsing, groundwater models and performances by the National Theatre for Children highlighting the importance of source water protection and water conservation. This year's theme for Drinking Water Week was "Water Makes VT Grow." VT Drinking Water Week was May 4 though 10.
Poster contest winners also received savings bonds: 1st, $200; 2nd, $100; and 3rd, $50.
2008 Waitsfield Elementary Poster Winners: Liezl Cosentino, fifth grade; Eliza Hill, sixth grade; Elinor New, sixth grade.
2008 Waitsfield Elementary Picture Winners: John Boland Jr. and Sam Nishi.