VICTORVILLE, Calif. (PRESS RELEASE) – Filberto Escobedo, a fourth grader from Del Rey Avid Elementary School has won the City of Victorville’s Public Works Essay Contest. Second place was awarded to Ulyssa Perez from Village Elementary School, and Jaedyn Young from Liberty School of Creativity and Innovation won third place.
The winning students were among 300 fourth graders from the Victor Elementary School District to write essays following the City’s 17th Annual Public Works Day last month. The students were asked to write about the importance of Public Works to Victorville.
Escobedo wrote about his experience learning from the Public Works employees at the Concrete station in which he stated, “their efforts make our city a better place.” Perez wrote about the City’s Animal Care and Control Division, while Young wrote about the value of the City’s graffiti removal efforts.
The essay contest winners were recognized at a recent Victorville City Council Meeting where each received a Barnes and Noble gift card and a certificate of recognition.