La Jolla student wins state sustainability competition


La Jolla High student Austin Miller has been named California’s winner of the state Igniting Creative Energy Challenge, an educational competition sponsored by Johnson Controls that encourages North American students to develop ingenious ways to conserve energy and protect the environment.

Austin’s winning project was a rap song he wrote and recorded. In his song, he communicates the importance of recycling and energy conservation. Austin’s goal is to motivate his generation to become environmentally-conscious.

He was presented with a $1,000 check for his school and a 2GB flash audio (MP3) player for himself.

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