Heartland Utilities for Energy Efficiency Awards $12,000 to Area Middle Schools for Promoting Energy Efficiency
Heartland Utilities for Energy Efficiency (HUEE) is proud to announce the winners of the “Secure Energy Future” video contest. Sixth through eighth grade students in the Kansas City metro area were encouraged to create 120-second public service announcements (PSAs) that promote energy efficiency at home or at school. Six area middle schools were selected to receive grant money for their participation.
Kearney Junior High School won first place for Missouri, $3,000, Oakhill Day School won second place, $2,000 and Kearney Middle School won third place, $1,000. Spring Hill Middle School won first place for Kansas, $3,000, Northwest Middle School won second place, $2,000 and Piper Middle School won third place, $1,000.
“This is our fifth year getting local youth involved in energy conservation,” said Margaret Steele, HUEE President. “As always, we had some great entries.”
See the winners with awards and their videos below.
First Place – Kansas – Spring Hill Middle School
First Place – Missouri – Kearney Junior High School
Second Place – Kansas – Northwest Middle School
Second Place – Missouri – Oakhill Day School
Third Place – Kansas – Piper Middle School
Third Place – Missouri – Kearney Middle School