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Watermill Express Names Winners of Annual “Healthy Habits” Writing Contests

Watch the highlights from each ceremony!

RGV Highlights

Laredo Highlights

Corpus Christi Highlights

Read the full article on contest in the Rio Grande Valley.
The 2018 Rio Grande Valley “Healthy Habits” writing contest winners are listed below:

Alejandro
IDEA Riverview
“Super Pac Dog”
Alejandror
IDEA Brownsville
“Captain Cathode”
Alexia
IDEA San Benito
Her mother
Anika
IDEA Edinburg
“Team Eagles”
Bella
IDEA McAllen
“Secret Agent Resource Girl”
Brianna
IDEA Brownsville
“Super Brianna”
Briella
IDEA North Mission
“Helping Woman”
Cailin
IDEA San Benito
“Isla Waters”
Christopher
IDEA Riverview
His dad
Emiliano
IDEA Mission
“Professor Healthy”
Gabriel
IDEA Quest
“Earth Boy”
Isabela
IDEA Weslaco Pike
“Super Mom”
Jayden
IDEA Weslaco Pike
“The Real Wonder Woman”
Jesus
IDEA Riverview
“Jesus”
Leah
IDEA Donna
“Drug Free Girl”
Leonardo
IDEA Brownsville
“Super Mami”
Magin
IDEA San Juan
“Environment Wizard”
Michael
IDEA Weslaco
“Anti Pollution Guy”
Sarah
IDEA Donna
“Helpful Person”
Zachary
IDEA Alamo
“Gripclaw”

Read the full article on contest in the Laredo, TX.
The 2018 Laredo “Healthy Habits” writing contest winners are listed below:

Adriana
D.D. Hachar Elementary
“Fitness Flash”
America
D.D. Hachar Elementary
“Conscience Creator”
Dathan
Farias Elementary
Father
Gianluca
Daiches Elementary
“Mega H2O”
Jasmine
J.A. Kawas Elementary
“Jazzy Flash”
Karen
Don Jose Gallego Elementary
“Creative Carrot”
Kaylie
Santa Maria Elementary
“Milly Express”
Mia
C.M. Macdonell Elementary
“Super Green Gal”
Nataly
H. Ligarde Elementary
“Environmental Girl”
Sofia
C.L. Milton Elementary
“Mindy the Healthy Hero”

Read the full article on contest in the Corpus Christi, TX.
The 2018 Corpus Christi “Healthy Habits” writing contest winners are listed below:

Abbigail
Montclair Elementary
“Jude Ozone”
Amada
Windsor Park Elementary
“Marlia”
Anna
Windsor Park Elementary
“Captain Health”
Anshoul
Windsor Park Elementary
“Nature Man”
Arianna
Montclair Elementary
“Lucy Pollution”
Avery
Windsor Park Elementary
“Geogirl/ ASA- Catherine”
David
Windsor Park Elementary
“Captain Mark”
Emma
Kolda Elementary
“Time Buster”
Emmanuel
Montclair Elementary
“Dental Boy & Toothpaste Girl”
Roslyn
Berlanga Elementary
“Mary – Queen of the Ocean”

2018 Essay Contest Details:

Calling all 4th grade IDEA public school students, Corpus Christi I.S.D students, Laredo I.S.D students!

Put your writing skills to the test in the Watermill Express 2018 Superhero Essay Contest! Enter to win a brand-new Chrome laptop computer with printer. Your essay could also win your classroom a pizza party!

To enter, submit an original essay in which you create a superhero to protect our minds, bodies and the environment from unhealthy activities. This is your superhero – you create his or her powers! Your superhero can even be you, your mom/dad, a teacher, or anyone important in your life who can help bring about positive change. Don’t forget to name your superhero and be creative!

Let’s get those pencils on paper and put your thinking caps on!

As you begin writing, here are some guidelines and components of the essay that must be included:

  • 300-600 words
  • Written in English
  • How will your superhero protect our minds, bodies, and the environment from unhealthy activity?
  • How will your superhero encourage education, exercising, eating a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water, and taking care of the environment?
  • How will your superhero reduce the world’s plastic water bottle waste? Do some research and give some facts.
  • What superpower will you give your superhero to make the world a better place to live?

Here are some helpful websites for your research:

This contest is exclusively for fourth-grade students from IDEA Public Schools in the Rio Grande Valley, Corpus Christi Independent School District, and Laredo Independent School District. Each submitted essay must be conceived by the entrant and be the sole and original work of that entrant (a teacher, parent or legal guardian can explain the entry rules). Judging criteria includes, but is not limited to, content, grammar, punctuation and originality. Essay winners will receive one (1) Chrome laptop (approximately a $200 retail value) and one (1) printer (approximately a $60 retail value). Classroom pizza party will be awarded as a gift card in the amount of $50 for the primary classroom of winner. Contest prizes are gifts to winners from Watermill Express, LLC. No obligation applies. See www.watermillexpress.com for complete contest details

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