Jim Mizell Scholarship: Video Contest
Santa Margarita Water District is hosting its first ever video contest for the Jim Mizell Memorial Water and Environmental Scholarship, designed for college-bound students who live in the SMWD service area. The Jim Mizell Water and Environmental Scholarship Program will provide two successful graduating high school students with $2,500 scholarships to their community or four-year college of choice.
The winning videos will be used on Santa Margarita Water District’s website, social media and other digital platforms.
2017 theme: A Taste for Reusing Water.
Focus on at least one of the following subthemes:
Completed applications, including videos, must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017.
Successful graduating high school students who live in Santa Margarita Water District service area are eligible to apply.
Two winners will be notified by phone or email. The winners will also be invited to attend an SMWD Board meeting to accept the scholarship and show the winning video.
Apply today! Deadline is 5 p.m. on May 19, 2017.
Santa Margarita Water District’s Jim Mizell Memorial Scholarship Program
Santa Margarita Water District’s Jim Mizell Memorial Water and Environmental Scholarship Program is designed for college-bound students who live in SMWD’s service district.
Jim Mizell served as a director on the SMWD Board of Directors for 12 years before suffering a fatal heart attack while jogging in 2005. He was a Certified Public Accountant with extensive experience in real estate and related financial fields, first elected to the Board in 1993 when the District was starting the arduous process of debt refinancing and overall financial restructuring during tough economic times. He is remembered as “truly … the right person at the right time.”