Middle School Essay Contest

The 20th annual Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Middle School Essay Contest is now closed. Stay tuned for our announcement of the winners. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in Bartow, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale counties were invited to participate in the annual essay contest. 

 

Want to Dive Deeper?

Teachers, are you interested in taking your students on a deeper dive into your water resources? Each year, we partner with Georgia Project WET to offer background information and an excellent Urban Watershed activity that relates to the topic. The 2021 supplemental Urban Watershed activity is What’s Your Standard? We also encourage teachers to check out the Project Wet website, Discover Water: The Role of Water in Our Lives.

Thank you, Georgia Project WET for provided excellent teaching resources for teachers in our region and state!

 

2021 Essay Contest Winners

The 20th annual Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Middle School Essay Contest had over 500 student participants who researched essential water jobs wrote excellent essays on the importance of water during a pandemic. 

The District-wide winner was Samarth Iyengar of DeKalb County, and the runner-up was Katie Ferrell of Fayette County. Use the links below to read each student’s essay. 

Thank you to all the students, teachers, parents, and school administrators who help make this contest so successful. Congratulations to our 2020 winners.


Jurisdiction

Student
Name
School

City of
Atlanta

Marin Zocca The Galloway School

Cherokee

Sawyer Swift Woodstock Middle School

Clayton

Ava Canales Morrow Middle School

Cobb

Raina Banerjee Simpson Middle School

Coweta

Piper Spier Carolyn Barron Montessori School

DeKalb

Samarth Iyengar Kittredge Magnet School for High Achievers

Douglas

Annalyse McGhee Stewart Middle School

Fayette

Katie Ferrell Crossroads Christian
School

Forsyth

Brooke Adams Vickery Creek
Middle School

Fulton

Hanan Rehman Amana Academy

Gwinnett

Jiya Mahajan Coleman Middle School

Hall

Sadie Wallis Lanier Christian Academy

Henry

Zoe Tillman Strong Rock
Christian School

Paulding

Ella Lucas Austin Middle School

Rockdale

Kaitlyn Dougherty Young Americans
Christian School

 

About the Contest

Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in Bartow, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale counties are invited to participate in the annual essay contest.  For more information, please contact education@northgeorgiawater.org

Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District