KUA Releases 2022 Calendar of Energy Conservation

For immediate release — Jan. 4,  2022

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2022 Calendar of Energy Conservation, featuring the winning entries from its 28th annual student art contest.

The calendar, available free of charge at the utility’s customer service center at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee, features an assortment of energy conservation tips and incorporates the Osceola County School District calendar for convenient planning.

Open to Osceola County students in Kindergarten through fifth grade, the contest is designed to promote energy conservation among students and their families.

This year, a total of 1,229 entries were received from 15 Osceola County elementary schools, including, public, private, and charter school students.

A panel of judges selected 12 entries – one for each calendar month – which are featured in the full-color wall calendar. For the first time, this year’s calendar is also bilingual in English and Spanish.

The featured students are:

Julianna Mapalo, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, Grand Prize Winner, Grade 3

Delilah Gonzalez, Mater Palms Academy, Grade 4

Rishik Vihaan Muguda Rajesh, Osceola Science Charter School, Grade 4

Mariana Gallegos, East Lake Elementary, Grade 4

Valentina Vargas, Central Avenue Elementary School, Grade 4

Genesis Gomes, Renaissance Charter School at Boggy Creek, Grade 5

Katelyn Martinez, Holy Redeemer Catholic School Grade 4

Adrian Quiñones, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, Grade 5

Mikaylah Dy, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, Grade 5

Desiree Torres, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, Grade 5

Iarah Medilien, East Lake Elementary School, Grade 4

Leticia Barreto, Renaissance Charter School at Boggy Creek, Grade 5

Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 84,000 customers in Osceola County, Florida. For more information, visit www.kua.com.