Temecula Valley Students Earn Cash for “Thinking Green”

RIVERSIDE, California – April 29, 2017 – RighTime® Home Services of Riverside, a residential heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical company in Southern California, and the Temecula Education Foundation (TEF) announced today the winners of the fifth annual “Think Green” Contest. Cash prizes were awarded to three deserving student winners at the Annual Taste of Temecula Valley event.

The contest invites kindergarten through 12th grade students in the Temecula Valley Unified School District to submit written essays, drawings, and models demonstrating energy-saving ideas for a chance to win. The three selected winners of the Spring 2016 Think Green Contest are:

  • 1st First Place High School – Matthew Schork, Temecula Valley High School. Awarded $500 for his essay on how the district can save money and energy by “going off the grid” with solar solutions.
  • 1st Place Middle School – Jaden Whitson, Temecula Middle School. Awarded $300 for his essay and poster presentation on using a subterranean coal plant and an aboveground carbon dioxide greenhouse to produce more energy, while helping the ozone layer.
  • 1st Place Elementary School – Beau G. Ritter, Tony Tobin Elementary School. Awarded $200 for his essay and picture presentation of using donated or home grown fruits and vegetables to make energy.

In addition, RighTime would like to recognize and thank the runner-ups of the 2017 Think Green Contest for their impressive entries, including Ashley Ippolito of Temecula Valley High School, Cristina Scott of Bella Vista Middle School and Jake Hart of Paloma Elementary School.

“We’re overjoyed to be naming the winners for the fifth annual contest here in Temecula,” said Melissa Cisneros, marketing manager at RighTime Home Services in Riverside. “The contest has become something our team looks forward to each year. We can only hope it continues to encourage students to think creatively and get involved in conserving energy.” 

Additionally, RighTime Home Services is donating $1,000 to the TEF to help support the organization in its efforts to provide exceptional learning opportunities to the community and its students. 

For more information about the TEF, visit temeculaeducationfoundation.org. To learn more about RighTime Home Services’ heating, air conditioning and plumbing services, visit https://www.rightimeservices.com.

About RighTime Home Services
RighTime® Home Services is a leading brand of American Residential Services LLC, operating a network of more than 60 company-owned, locally managed service locations spanning 22 states, with approximately 5000 employees. United by exceptional service®, the ARS® / Rescue Rooter® Network serves both residential and light commercial customers by providing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation and ventilation services. Each location has a knowledgeable team of trained specialists. Providing exceptional service and ensuring the highest standards of quality, RighTime Home Services has the experience to do any job right. For more information, visit www.rightimeservices.com or call (866) 518-6480. CA #765074.

About the Temecula Education Foundation
The Temecula Education Foundation (TEF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established to support students and teachers in the Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD). The mission of the Temecula Education Foundation (formerly the Temecula Valley Foundation for Excellence in Education) is to provide increased educational opportunities for all TVUSD students. The foundation’s all-volunteer board of directors includes parents, local business owners, community members, and educators. The overall goal of the foundation is to support curriculum enhancement and enrichment programs, especially in the arts. More information regarding the Temecula Education Foundation can be found temeculaeducationfoundation.org.