Columbia Youth Teaching Efficiency

Columbia Youth Teaching Efficiency

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                Program logo design by Jackson          Huenefeldt

Our goal was two-fold with the Columbia Youth Teaching Efficiency (CYTE) program: teach middle school students about energy efficiency so they can use that information for the rest of their lives, and use their creativity to add freshness to our marketing. We are thrilled with the results!

MEEA award picture

 

 

 

Columbia Water & Light would like to thank all the participants in the 2015 Columbia Youth Teaching Efficiency marketing contest. The creativity of the students was recognized by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s with the Inspiring Efficiency Education Award.

 

2016- 2017 CYTE winners

Visual Category

Judges looked for creativity, accuracy, and an effective call to action. Top entries were also drawn well and legible.

WINNERS

Allison Schooley, Dr. Winton, Jefferson Middle School

Noah Robinson, Ms. tower, Gentry Middle School

Noah Zheng, Ms. Kirkpatrick, Smithton Middle School

Ella McGinty, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

(click on link to see entry)

Catherine George, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Jackie Wong, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Effie Lillig, Ms. Barnhouse, West Middle School

Allison Kim, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Elly Hall, Ms. Trower, Gentry School


Haiku Category

Judges looked for good imagery and word choice, correct use of the haiku structure, as well as poetic flow.

WINNERS

Jealousy explodes,
I gaze at my neighbor’s warmth.
I need a heat pump.

Emma Rose Ellison, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

All throughout the year
The weather dictates your life
Time to take control

Luke Stagg, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

To keep the cold out,
But also the cozy in,
Get insulation.

Ella McGinty, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Water and light makes
A rainbow, insulation
Is the pot of gold.

Noah, Robinson, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

The cold oozes in
You’re doomed to a freezing house,
Air sealing will help.

Oscar Wright, Ms. Kirkpatrick, Smithton Middle School

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

(link to haiku honorable mentions)

Charlotte Ries, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Kate Endersby, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Hannah Snodgrass, Ms. Barnhouse, West Middle School

George Jia, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School


Radio Category

Judges looked for accuracy of message and creativity of presentation.

WINNERS

Ezra Stiepelman, Ms. Barnhouse, West Middle School

Ella Thompson, Ms. Barnhouse, West Middle School

Abigail Bridgeman, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Jordan Campos, Ms. Barnhouse, Lange Middle School

Drew Graff, Ms. trower, Gentry Middle School

Nora Humfeld, Dr. Winton, Jefferson Middle School


Original Approach Category

The selected entries stood out because of the originality of their concepts/ideas, and are recognized accordingly.

Aliens (visual): Amanda Arbuckle, Ms. Barnhouse, Lange Middle School

Nursery Rhymes (visual) : Christopher Grossmann, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Fresh Baked Cookies (visual): Katie Koopman, Dr. Winton, Jefferson Middle School

2-in-1 (visual): Ashlyn Clemens, Ms. Trower, Gentry Middle School

Giant Meteor (radio): Hannah Snodgrass, Ms. Barnhouse, West Middle School

 

We would like to thank Columbia Public Schools and the EEE program for their support of this project. Beth Winton, Heidi Barnhouse, Andrea Kirkpatrick, and Gretchen Trower welcomed us into their classrooms so we could offer a real-world marketing experience to their students. Jake Giessman supported us at the administration level. Look and listen for student work to be used in our advertising efforts throughout the year. To the winning students: CONGRATULATIONS!