Temecula Valley Students Earn Cash for Thinking Green

think-greenRighTime® Home Services and Temecula Education Foundation Announce the Winners of Fourth Annual “Think Green” Energy Conservation Contest

RIVERSIDE, California – April 30, 2016 – 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 fourth annual “Think Green” Contest. Cash prizes were awarded to three lucky student winners at the 6th Annual Taste of Temecula Valley event.

The contest invited 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 – Alyssa Schoonmaker, Great Oak High School. Awarded $500 for her essay on citywide solar light installations using photovoltaic technology in parks, streets, neighborhoods and more.
  • 1st Place Middle School – Kyle Beer, James L. Day Middle School. Awarded $300 for his essay and model presentation of a solar powered charging station, to be installed at local Temecula schools.
  • 1st Place Elementary School – Beau G. Ritter, Tony Tobin Elementary School. Awarded $200 for his essay and diagram of an electric car that uses wind turbines to recharge its battery.


In addition, RighTime would like to recognize and thank the runner-­‐ups of the 2016 Think Green Contest for their impressive entries, including Geetika Sharma of Greak Oak High School, Matthew Schork of Margarita Middle School and Zoey Evans of Vintage Hills Elementary.

“Each year, the team at RighTime becomes more impressed with the amount and the quality of entries we receive for the Think Green Contest from the students of Temecula Valley,” said Randy Quantarrow, general manager for RighTime Home Services in Riverside. “We’re overjoyed to be naming the winners for the fourth annual contest here in Temecula. We can only hope that the Think Green Contest will continue to encourage parents, teachers, students and the entire community to get involved in conserving energy and thinking green.”

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.

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