The Mayor's Water Conservation Task Force today announced the winners of the annual "Be Waterwise" water conservation poster contest. Lincoln fifth-graders participated in the art contest, sponsored by Lincoln Water System (LWS) and the Mayor's Environmental Task Force. Lincoln City Council Chair Bennie Shobe presented the awards to the following students:

  • The first-place winner is Hope Harshman, Lincoln Christian School. Her entry will be displayed on a StarTran bus, a large poster and bookmarks.
  • The second-place winner is Masha Mironova, Pyrtle Elementary School. Her entry will be displayed on a billboard, a large poster and bookmarks.
  • The third-place winner is Abby Kruse, Pyrtle Elementary School. Her work will be displayed on a large poster and bookmarks.