KUA Releases 2023 Calendar of Electrical Safety

For immediate release — Jan. 9,  2023

KISSIMMEE — Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2023 Calendar of Electrical Safety, a bilingual calendar in English and Spanish, featuring the winning entries from its 29th 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 electrical safety 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 electrical safety among students and their families.

This year, a total of 1,081 entries were received from 21 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.

The featured students are:

Delilah Gonzalez, Mater Palms Academy,  Grand Prize Winner, 5th Grade

Erick Briceño, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 3rd Grade

Emmanuel Real, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 3rd Grade

Maribelle Torrez, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 4th Grade

Jacob Eli Ortiz, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 5th Grade

Skylar Hawkins, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, 1st Grade

Maria Velasco, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 1st Grade

Anabella Acuna Gomez, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 3rd Grade

Ivan Walters, Flora Ridge Elementary School, 1st Grade

Rebeca Sue Goodwin, Kissimmee Charter Academy, 3rd Grade 

Julianna Mapalo, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 4th Grade  

Kylan Esquivel, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 1st Grade  

Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 90,000 customers in Osceola County, Florida. For more information, visit www.kua.com.