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Millikan High School ninth grader Emma Rodgers won a logo design contest for the Floodplain Management Association Conference in San Diego.  The student will receive $500 and a commemorative coin with her logo on it during a Sept. 4 awards luncheon, and the logo will appear on the  organization’s website (floodplain.org) and on conference materials.

Poly High School produced four winning video entries in C-SPAN’s national StudentCam Competition, which receives thousands of videos submitted from students throughout the nation.  Poly’s Hamid Torabzadeh, Katherine Padilla and Pia Hao won second prize and $1,500 for their video, “Retained by the People – The Promise of America.”  Earning Honorable Mention and $250 each were Grant Atwood, Justin Rosu and Jacob Jacoub with their entry, “We Didn’t All Come on the Mayflower;”  Samantha Williams and Inanna Khansa for “The Press and the People;” and Audrey Song for “One Person, One Vote.”  Find the videos at studentcam.org.

Winning logo by Emma Rodgers