High School Photo Contest Winners Highlight the Importance and Beauty of Water by Sweetwater Authority May 12, 2022 Member Submitted News CHULA VISTA – Twelve local high school students were honored for their award-winning photographs at the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Board Meeting on May 11. The winners were selected from a group of 65 students from high schools across the South Bay who submitted over 150 entries for the Authority’s High School Photo Contest. “The Board is proud to support this annual contest, which helps draw attention to water as an essential and precious resource,” said Board Chair Alejandra Sotelo-Solis. “We are continually amazed by the talent and photography skills of students in our service area.” The following students took top honors: Color Category: 1st Place: Ashley Monroy, Hilltop High School, Grade 12 2nd Place: Huynh Hoang, Bonita Vista High School, Grade 12 3rd Place: Guadalupe Estrada, Chula Vista High School, Grade 11 Black & White Category: 1st Place: Skyler Yowakim, Bonita Vista High School, Grade 9 2nd Place: Andres Cornejo, Chula Vista High School, Grade 11 3rd Place: Joaquin Angulo, Hilltop High School, Grade 12 Honorable Mentions were awarded to six additional students for their outstanding submissions. The winning photos are displayed at www.sweetwater.org/photocontest2022, and at a special exhibit at the Bonita Museum & Cultural Center. Sweetwater Authority is a public water agency providing safe, reliable water to National City, Chula Vista and Bonita.