City hosts sustainability contest for students

January 15, 2013

By Staff

Students can capture a vision of sustainability on film for a city-sponsored contest.

In order to participate, respond to a series of questions in a three- to five-minute film. Entrants can create clips on a cellphone, digital camera or other video-equipped device. The questions include: What is sustainability? How do you live sustainably? What makes you happy about a sustainable future?

The contest is open to all Issaquah School District middle and high school students, as well as students in private schools within Issaquah city limits. Films should be in .mov, .mp4, .mpeg or .avi formats. The entry deadline is Feb. 2.

Organizers plan to screen some films on the city website. The top filmmakers receive awards and a screening in April to celebrate Earth Day.

Email questions to Resource Conservation Coordinator Micah Bonkowski at

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