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San Mateo High Students Win High School Category at Student Film Festival

Jamison Chow, Katie Hong and Ashley Stewart of San Mateo High School won in the High School Category of the Citizens Environmental Council Film Contest for their video, "Effects of Rising Sea Levels."

Students in grades 4 through 12 who live or attend school in San Mateo County were invited to enter environmental videos of up to five minutes in length in the contest. There were 22 submissions. CEC awarded cash prizes of $100 to the Elementary School winner, $150 to the Middle School winner and $350 to the High School winners.

The Citizens Environmental Council is a group of volunteers whose mission is to champion regional sustainability through education, advocate for environmental and climate policy, and empower young environmental leaders. For more information, visit or email