Friday, May 30, 2008
This spring Social Justice students at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad started a campaign on campus to encourage people to stop using plastic water bottles.
They asked people to switch to re-usable bottles to promote sustainability.
Along the way, the students made a couple of short videos and entered a contest open to all schools in North America.
Now La Costa Canyon High has been selected as one of the top 3 finalists out of 174 teams.
A public vote on a Web site decides who will take home the $50,000 prize package.
The web site is operated by Quantum Shift TV which calls itself a 21st Century storyteller that uses leading edge technology and citizen journalism to connect people.
The voting wraps up Friday.
The web site is:
Ed Joyce, KPBS News.