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Artwork By Brookside Elementary School 2nd Grader Selected By Metropolitan Water District To Appear in 2023 Calendar

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Artwork by Delilah Bovatsek, a second grader at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park, was selected by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) to appear in its 2023 print calendar and digital library.

MWD provides water to 19 million people in Southern California. Students throughout MWD’s service area, including those in the Triunfo Water & Sanitation District (TWSD), had the opportunity to submit original water-related artwork to MWD’s “Water is Life” Student Art Calendar Contest earlier this year.

Bovatsek and her family attended the TWSD September 19 board meeting where TWSD board chair Leon Shapiro presented Delilah with a certificate of recognition as well as a $100 gift card to Barnes & Noble.

TWSD made the contest available to students in the Oak Park Unified School District in three grade-level divisions: elementary (K-5), middle school (6-8), and high school (9-12). All TWSD entries were submitted to MWD for consideration.

According to her mother, Delilah is very interested in helping the planet. “Whether it’s picking up trash when we leave a beach or playing animal rescuer with her siblings, she’s eager to learn what she can personally do to help,” says Jennifer Bovatsek. “I’m so happy for Delilah’s achievement and I hope this special award continues to motivate her to be a part of the conservation team.”

Delilah also knows it’s important to conserve water. Her drawing depicts saving shower water to use on plants. “We do it at home,” she says. “I also turn off the water when I brush my teeth.”

Delilah’s artwork will be one of only 37 featured in the “Water is Life” MWD calendar and digital library. To see Delilah’s winning drawing and other TWSD entries, go to the student art contest page.

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